This New Year, drink more water! Everyone in your family can benefit from drinking more water. Staying hydrated helps your brain function properly and physical performance. Drink a glass of water 30 minutes before a meal to feel more full. Drink a glass of water first thing in the morning and make sure you send a water bottle to school with your kids. According to the Mayoclinic.org and Water, how much should you drink every day?, about 8 glasses of fluids are recommended each day. This amount fluctuates based depending on exercise, nursing mothers, environment, and illnesses. Drink enough water so you rarely feel thirsty.
Benefits of drinking water:
- water helps control calories (Six Health Benefits of Drinking Water by webmd.com)
- energizes muscles
- keeps skin looking healthy
- relieves fatigue (Top 10 Healthy Benefits of Drinking Water from Top 10 Home Remedies)
- improves mood
- relieves headaches