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How Drinking Water Helps You Stay Healthy and Hydrated

As our body is 60-70% made of water and we rely on it to live. It still surprising to hear how people hate drinking water. Here how drinking water helps you stay healthy and hydrated.

I’m sure I said this before, but I only ever drink water. I really don’t drink anything else. Growing up, while everyone was guzzling on Cola or Dr Pepper, nope I was the strange girl who just wanted water. It all boiled down to the fact that my parents never gave me a soda drink while growing up. It wasn’t until my late teen that I had my first glass of soda.

But in all honesty, I found water to be so refreshing to drink. It quenches my thirst better than any soda drink and it is so easily accessible.

So it always surprises me when I hear people saying they hate drinking water. They find it doesn’t have a flavour, and generally boring to drink. People who have said they hate water, have to have something in it such as tea or Ribena to actually drink it.

To those people who avoid drinking water, stop what you are doing and embrace water. It is quintessential to our life, as our body is 60-70% made of water. Without it, we would be an empty shell – a dried up prune.

In some culture, water is known for its purifying healing effect. For example, in places where there is a hot spring, people believe it will cure illness. While other places believe it will banish their sins.

If that hasn’t convinced you, here how drinking water helps you stay healthy and hydrated.

Water boost your immunity:

It is said that people who drink water have better immunity. It flushes away the germs and bacteria while ill and strengthens your immune system.

Water helps you beat the afternoon slumber:

Do you ever feel sleepy in the afternoon and just want to take a nap? That is a signal telling you that your brain needs some more water to help it function. Drinking water will beat the afternoon slumber and help you stay focus till the evening.

Water is perfect Weight Loss Aid:

Trying to lose weight but finding it a struggle? When feeling puckish, instead of reaching for a bag of crisps, try instead and have a glass of water. Additionally, water also dissolves fat deposit and flush it out.

Water gives you a healthy glow:

Remember when I said, without water, we would be a dried up prune? Well, to put it simply, without water your skin would dry up, you won’t have a healthy-looking complexion and generally will look unwell. As I said before, water flushes out all the toxin in the body – which enable you to have a healthy glow.

Water helps you recover quicker after a gym session:

Why do you think there is always a water fountain nearby after your gym class? It aids you when you have stiff or sore muscles, while also helping recovery move along quicker.

Now, I don’t know about you but I feeling quite thirsty now. Who else is wanting a glass of water?

Hello, it’s so lovely for you to join me. Let me introduce myself. I’m Anna Nuttall living in London and married to my husband, Richard. I worked in retail for ten years before I left and fulfilled my addiction to social media and blogging, where I’m now working as a fashion, lifestyle and travel blogger and also in digital marketing.

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