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12 Jun Wonderful H20: Water is the key to your health and beauty!

We have all been advised that we should drink more water – but how many of us actually act on this advice? Perhaps understanding the health and beauty benefits of drinking water; will help you to resist the temptation of that morning coffee or evening glass of wine. Quench your thirst instead with a glass of water: your body will thank you for it!

Wonderful H20 - Water is the key to your health and beauty.

Approximately 60% of your body is made of water, so it is no surprise that your body and water get on so well! Here are 6 fantastic health and beauty benefits that your body receives from a humble glass of water:

Muscle energy

When you are exercising you sweat or, in other words, you lose a lot of water. This is water that is needed for your muscles to function effectively: dehydrated muscles are weaker. So when you go to your gym class or out for a run – don’t forget your bottle of water!

Fluid balance

Since so much of our body consists of water, it is important to keep it topped up. Doing so will assist with the transport of nutrients around the body, help to regulate body temperature, digest your food, and more!

Calorie control

There are countless diets out there, but none can be as good for your health as drinking more water. But how does it actually help you lose weight? Quite simply, water makes you feel full, and so you eat less! So have a large glass of water 30 minutes before every meal.

Mind energy

A study at a school in London found that students who took water into an exam performed better than those who didn’t. We aren’t saying that drinking water makes you more intelligent, but it will help maintain your ability to focus. Your brain is a muscle like any other, so keep it hydrated!

Clear skin

Your skin is constantly expelling toxins which sometimes cause the skin to inflame. This can result in clogged pores and acne. Drinking lots of water is essential to any skin care plan. Help your skin flush out those toxins by drinking a glass of water and maintain your skin’s beauty!

Anti-Fatigue

A typical sign of dehydration is tiredness. So if you are feeling tired – forget coffee, reach for a glass of water!

Water is pretty amazing stuff: it is needed to sustain all life on Earth. It might not be as exciting as a chilled glass of Sauvignon Blanc but it is so much better for your personal health and beauty. Learn to love water and you will feel the benefits!

 

Sources:

Greatist.

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DTTSP.