Saturday, 17 March 2012

Drink more water to lose weight

Drinking more water is an easy way to lose weight. Believe it or not, water is the cheapest and healthiest zero calorie drink. I am talking about pure water, not water containing fizzy drinks, which are a major cause of obesity.
Drink more water to lose weight.
Drinking water can help you to lose weight in several ways. First, it will replace other drinks which contain calories such as soft drinks and fruit juices.

Second, drinking more water will reduce your apatite. It helps fill your stomach, making you less hungry. Drinking water before every meal is a better way to achieve this benefits.

Obesity is not an inevitable condition. You can prevent it by simple lifestyle changes. The first step that you should take is having adequate amounts of water.

How much water do I need?

No single formula fits everyone. We lose water through breathing, sweating, urine, and bowel movements. The requirements of water vary, depending on the climate and the level of physical activity.

On average, the adequate intake is 3 liters per day for men and 2.2 liters per day for women.

Tips to drink more water.

  • Drink small amounts of water more frequently. It will help increase the intake.
  • When working at your computer, always have a glass of water and sip generously.
  • Make a habit of having a glass of water before each meal. In addition to hydrating, it will help fill your stomach.
  • Drink at least one glass of water after each meal.
  • Always carry a bottle of water with you.
  • Replace fizzy drinks and fruit juices with pure water because soda can make you fat.
  • Fill a jug with water and leave it on your table as a constant reminder that it needs to be consumed whenever needed.

Other health benefits of drinking more water.

  • It helps keep your skin healthy. You will look younger when your skin is properly hydrated.
  • It helps relieve constipation.
  • It helps have better digestion in the intestine.
  • Reduces the chances of getting urinary tract infections.
  • It is essential for proper functioning of the brain.
Are you suffering from overweight? Don't forget to drink more water to lose weight and feel smart.