You already know that drinking water is important - like, for survival and stuff - and today we're getting into the why, where, when, and how of getting enough H2O!
Remember, you are worthy of being taken care of, especially by your own self.
So bottoms up, chug-a-lug, and cheers!
Why drink water?
Simply put, you need water.
It's literally as important to survival of the human body as breathing.
Not only does water occupy around 50-70% of our body weight, but our cells, organs and tissues all require water to help regulate the body's temperature and maintain other bodily functions. Water acts as a building block, a solvent for chemical reactions, and a transport material for nutrients and waste.
Because your body loses water through breathing, sweating, and digestion, it's important to rehydrate by consistently drinking plenty of fluids and eating water-dense foods - even mild dehydration can lead to headaches and mess with your brain's ability to function the right way.
When you Drink Water, you can:
When to drink water?
Early and often. :)
A full glass in the morning and before each meal is a wonderful habit to nurture. It may have you running to the water closet every two seconds, but that's a temporary side effect that will even out once your body adjusts to the welcome addition of the extra hydration. Trust me - your body is benefitting with every sip you take so it’s worth it. Pinky swear.
Where to drink water?
How to Make it Fun (or at least a little easier):
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