Staying hydrated is SO important! Especially during the summer months when we are prone to dehydration. Here are a few fun facts about water:
Adult humans are 60 percent water, and our blood is 90 percent water.
There is no universally agreed quantity of water that must be consumed daily.
Water is essential for the kidneys and other bodily functions.
When dehydrated, the skin can become more vulnerable to skin disorders and wrinkling.
Drinking water instead of soda can help with weight loss.
Here are some other amazing benefits of drinking water:
-It boosts performance during exercise
-It helps maintain blood pressure
-It flushes body waste
-The digestive system depends on it
-It regulates body temperature
-It cushions the brain, spinal cord, and other sensitive tissues
-It boosts skin health and beauty
-It delivers oxygen throughout the body
-It forms saliva and mucus
-It lubricates the joints
Aim to drink half your body weight in oz. of water per day. (Example: 200lb person- 100oz of H2O per day). Try drinking a bottle of water first thing in the morning (add a splash of lemon for a metabolism boost), before every meal, and before, during, and after every workout! <3