7 Benefits of Drinking Water

7 Benefits of Drinking Water – Before You Medicate, HYDRATE!

We all have heard that drinking water is good for our bodies. That isn’t news to any of us. However, if you take a deeper look at the health benefits that water can provide, you just may drop that diet coke and grab the water bottle instead.

Alright, here they are–the top 7 reasons you should drink water!

1. Increases energy and relieves fatigue

Because your brain is mainly water, consuming water allows you to concentrate more and have improved focus and alertness. Bonus-energy levels rise!

2. Promotes weight loss

Removes by-products of fat. Drinking water also helps to keep you full so it reduces your intake of food, reduces hunger and raises your metabolism.

3. Flushes out toxins

Gets rid of waste through sweat and urination.

4. Improves skin complexion

Keeps skin moisturized, soft, glowing and smooth. It also helps get rid of wrinkles–anti-aging magic elixir!

5. Boosts immune system

Helps fight against the flu, common cold, cancer and other ailments.

6. Prevent cramps and strains

Helps keep your joints lubricated and increases muscle elasticity, so pain is decreased.

7. Natural headache remedy

Most headaches are caused from dehydration…problem solved! Drink more water!

adopted from http://www.mindbodygreen.com/0-4287/10-Reasons-Why-You-Should-Drink-More-Water.html

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