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Seriously – Do you Drink Enough Water!


Lets Get Into This

If you’re one of the two-thirds of people who don’t drink enough water, listen up!

Water is the quintessential part of who we are. We’re actually made mostly of water — two thirds to be exact. Not only that, it has influence over every single one of our body’s functions.

Heres a breakdown:

1. If you want to lose weight, drink water.

Studies have shown that those who drink water before a meal are ultimately more likely to lose weight. Water can help keep you full, causing you to eat less than you normally would. Not to mention, a lot of times when people get hunger pangs, they are usually just dehydrated. Downing some water can stop you making rash snack choices. It’s also shown to boost your metabolism, so if your super lazy check this list to help

2. Prevent cancer.  

It’s been suggested that increased fluid intake can prevent bladder cancer. One theory states that urinating more frequently can help flush the body and prevent the build up of bladder carcinogens. Colon and breast cancer have also been shown to be prevented with proper hydration.

do you drink enough water

3. You can ditch the ibuprofen if you drink enough water.

Dehydration is also a trigger for headaches in many individuals. Often times, people who suffer from a headache can completely relieve themselves after drinking water. Around two cups and wait 30 to 60 minutes should do the trick. (I hope)

You know I could go on and on all day about what water can do for you, but the bottom line is, make sure you’re getting enough so that you can reap its benefits every single day.

How much do I recommend? At the very least, 3 litres per day. I typically drink about 4 a day! That’s right – an express route straight to the toilet!!

As always  – #livebetter

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7 Comments

  • Reply
    bridget
    July 3, 2017 at 6:38 pm

    I read the title of this post and I’m like, “I know!!! What’s wrong with me!?”

    brb, gotta go get my hydration on!

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    Arra Odeza
    July 14, 2017 at 11:54 am

    I drink water as much as I can but I think I can’t consume the recommended glass of 8 a day. Right now I have colds and cough so I drink water twice the regular amount I drink when I’m not sick

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    Nelu Mbingu
    July 14, 2017 at 10:15 pm

    Lol today just so happened to be the day I finally decided to drink more water. And now here I am and you’re telling me the exact same thing. Meant to be!

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    Helen
    July 16, 2017 at 5:42 pm

    I agree drinking more water is so beneficial for so many reasons. I always have a bottle full wherever I am and make sure I’m drinking it all day.

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    Kristine Nicole Alessandra
    July 17, 2017 at 7:28 am

    I drink about 3 to 3 1/2 liters of water a day, that would roughly be close to 120 ounces of water a day. Why do I drink so much? I do not by choice but because I am diabetic which makes me feel always thirsty. Works well for me though. Keeps my blood sugar levels in check.

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    Sheri
    July 17, 2017 at 8:38 am

    I definitely do not drink enough water, i try but just do not do it. Sometimes I add lemon so the taste is not boring but when I have enough water I dint get as many headaches.

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    Becca Talbot
    July 17, 2017 at 8:54 am

    I actually drink LOADS of water – my friends and family call me a camel I drink so much! But they’ve also warned me of the dangers of drink too much, and said that it’s possible to drown yourself by drinking too much… Is this true do you know?! x

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