It takes a loss of only 1% - 2% of your body's ideal
water content to cause dehydration.
You MUST remember to drink even when you're not
An average person loses about 90 ounces of water daily.
Drink more if you're engaged in sweaty exercise.
containing alcohol and caffeine create
an un-quenchable thirst in the body.
water truly hydrates the body and alleviates the diseases of dehydration.
Don't like plain ol' water? Plain water boring??? Spice it up by saturating
it with fresh bruised mint leaves or a squeeze of lemon or lime. Use your
Never set down an empty glass without refilling it with water.
Drinking ice cold water actually makes you lose weight because
fat calories are burned to bring the water temperature up to internal
98.6 degrees F. Some people find they have stomach cramps from this, so
experiment and see if your body is ok with this.
The sense of thirst dims with age -
so make sure older people are drinking plenty of water.
Those on high-blood pressure or other medications should consult with
their doctor to determine their proper water consumption.
Never pass a water cooler without stopping for a sip.
Water suppresses the appetite naturally and helps the body
metabolize stored fat.
Don't misinterpret your thirst drive as hunger. Drink
an "ice-cold" glass of water and wait a minute or two.
You'll find your not as hungry as you thought.
Drinking enough water is the best treatment for fluid retention.
Give your body plenty of water and the stored water will be released.
If you don't drink enough water, your body's reaction is
to retain the water it does have. This in turn hampers kidney function
and waste products accumulate. Your liver is then called upon to
flush out the impurities. As a result, one of your livers main functions
- metabolizing fat into useable energy -
Over-weight people need more water than thin people.
Re-vamp your lifestyle to include lots and lots of water.
It will prove to be the simplest, least expensive, most powerful and longest
lasting key to long term fat reduction.
Average, "within proper weight" people should drink
eight, 8 oz. glasses of water each and every day. (About 2 Quarts) Over-weight
people need one additional glass for every 25 pounds of excess weight.
Water helps maintain proper muscle tone and prevents sagging
Water helps rid the body of toxic waste.
Water helps detoxify the body from the effects of long term
smoking, helping to eliminate the insidious tar and and acidic nicotine
from the lungs.
Hate to urinate??? Remember each time you do, you are ridding the
body of unwanted waste, unwanted fat, and unwanted toxins.
Hate hangovers from drinking too much alcohol??? Stop drinking too
much alcohol. Or maybe, just make sure that you drink 4 times as
much water as you consume in alcohol. It'll make the effects of
alcohol last longer and cost you less in the long run.
PLEASE NOTE : Drinking coffee after drinking too much alcohol
does nothing more than make you a wide-awake drunk.
Water has a profound effect on brain function and energy levels.
Even a slight dehydration can produce a small but critical shrinkage of
the brain, impairing neuromuscular coordination, concentration and thinking.
A deficiency of water can alter the concentration of electrolytes such
as sodium, potassium and chloride which has a negative effect on the function
of the brain.
Beverages that contain caffeine, i.e. coffee, some tea and
some sodas act as diuretics, increasing urine production and promoting
loss of fluids.
Negative effect of caffeine provokes insulin release and
may in fact enhance the storage of what is eaten - as fat.
If your eyes, nose, and throat feel dry - drink some water
before you use eyedrops, nasal sprays, or suck on a candy or cough drop.
Your body has been trying to tell you that you need MORE WATER.
Healthy people stay healthy with water - it's cheap; nearly
free, and good for you.
Dehydration reduces blood volume, creating thicker, more concentrated
blood which stresses the heart. This also decreases the ability
to transport oxygen and nutrients to the muscles and other living cells.
Dehydration can be linked to impotence - via - not enough
fluids to create seminal fluids.
Dehydration can also be linked to hair loss - not enough
fluids to carry proteins to the scalp.
You name it, almost every dis-ease known to man or
woman is probably linked to a lack of water.