Simple Ways to Improve Your Health
A 5 Part Series
Water makes up 55-60% of our total body mass.
Water is essential, meaning our body doesn’t produce it and must come from the food we eat and the liquid we drink.
A few of the many important roles of water in our bodies include:
- regulating our body temperature
- removing waste and flushing toxins
- empowers the body’s natural healing process
- cushioning our bones and joints
How much water should you be drinking in a day?
Take your weight in pounds and divide by 2.
That is the amount in ounces to consume daily.
160 / 2 = 80 ounces.
For every diuretic drink (coffee, juice, pop, etc.) add 1.5 X the amount in ounces to your daily water.
It’s also important that we absorb the water we drink. Many of us are lacking the minerals needed to absorb water, which could also be due to the quality or source of the water.
Do you feel like you drink a lot of water, yet you are still thirsty, or are always needing to go to the bathroom?
Try adding a sprinkle of sea salt to your glass of water for better absorption.
You can also add lemon or lime to your water.
There are trace minerals you can also add that are in liquid form.
So, drink up and cheers to your health!
Simple Ways to Improve Your Health, a 5 part series:
#2 Add Greens To Every Meal, click here to read
#3 Make Sleep a Priority, click here to read
#4 Reduce Stress, click here to read
#5 Increase Your Daily Movement, click here to read
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