Benefits of WATER
Your body is made up of 6@# water and is responsible for many functions including transporting nutrients, regulating body temperature, flushing out toxins, and aiding in digestion and circulation.
It is recommended that men get“101 oz and women get 74 oz of water per day, but many fall short. Of course, if you exercise or are in a hot environmental resulting in more water lost through sweat, your water needs will increase.
Signs that you are not getting enough may include headaches, fatigue, brain fog, and DRY SKIN to name a few.
Benefits of drinking water include:
Increases energy and metabolism
Boosts immune system
Relieves aches and pains
Promotes weight loss and appetite control Moisturizes skin
Tips to help increase water intake:
Drink at least 8 oz of water with every meal and snack.
Try water that is sparkling, flavored, or infuse with fruit to make it more flavorful.
Use a special water bottle that you can keep with you all day (one that is time marked can motivate yo u to reach your daily goals).
Use a water tracking app to keep yourself accountable.
To learn more about the benefits of water and how to incorporate new habits into your routine, sign up to work with our team of Registered Dietitians.