We have all heard it, 60% of the body is composed of water. But isn’t it hard to drink the recommended 64 ounces of water a day? I can’t lie, I struggle with it but I’m working on it. So here are a few tips on how to drink more water.
Carry it with you!
It seems soda, coffee and energy drinks are all around. If you always keep a bottle water on you then you can sip it throughout the day. Try putting water in one of these bottles.
This is a quick way to drink water without the added calories. Try having hot tea in the morning and cold tea during lunch. With a variety of flavors such as ginger and lemon, you’ll never get tired of drinking tea!
Get all the benefits of being calorie free but satisfies your fizz craving. Here are a few brands of sparkling waters I like: San Pellegrino and Perrier. I love adding zest to sparkling water with a little lemon and lime juice.
Instead of flavoring your water with lemon, try new adding fruits and veggies such as: limes, raspberries, orange, cucumber or coconut. Take it a further step by adding few frozen pieces of fruit into your water, tea or sparking water. It will make your plain jane glass of water look pretty and it’s really refreshing.
Fruits and vegetables contain large quantities of water in proportion to their weight. When these foods are eaten, the water can be absorbed by the body. Here are a few suggestions: watermelon, broccoli, cabbage, grapefruit, tomatoes and cucumbers. All of these fruits are at least 90% water.
Ladies, have you tried any of these tips to incorporate water into your diet? How do you stay hydrated?
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