16 September 2008

Drink a lot of water has a lot benefit for your health. It’s good for your skin health, metabolism of your body, and definitely for weight loss by burning more calories, stopping water retention and curbing appetite. How come?

Mechanism
Drinking water can raise the speed of metabolism, especially a cold water, and curbing your appetite. You'll also notice less bloating once your body realizes it doesn't have to retain water, once you start drinking enough. You should try 6-8 glasses a day.

The Health Benefits of Water
  • There is no Calories in Water
  • Can curb your appetite
  • Kind to teeth
  • Keeps your skin hydrated and looking younger, fresh and more vibrant.
  • Can alleviate constipation
  • A simple and effective treatment for heartburn.
  • Can reduce the risk of kidney stones
  • Promotes a general feeling of wellbeing
  • Drinking cold water - Your body can burn a few calories to heat the water up to body temperature
How much water should I drink?
The aim is to drink 2 liters of water a day it’s about 6-8 glasses (@200mL).
Keep a record of your daily water intake in your food diary. Seeing the tally should motivate you to ensure you are meeting the required daily intake. 1 Glass/200ml

  • Water = 0 kcals
  • Cola = 82 kcals
  • Blackcurrant Cordial = 22 kcals
  • Bitter Lemon = 68 kcals
  • Pure Orange Juice = 87 kcals
How about if I’m not drinking enough water?
  • Dry and itchy skin
  • Constipation
  • Dry coughs and sneezing
  • Hadaches
  • Urinary tract infections.
Read more in here How Much Water are You Drinking

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