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7 Reasons You Should Drink More Water

Updated on December 27, 2015

It's no secret that drinking the proper amount of water is good for you, however how many of us can actually admit to drinking enough water everyday. Water has quite a bit of benefits that everyone should could be "tapping" into if they could just keep filling their glass.

Benefits of Drinking Water:

Removes Toxins

Flush out toxins in your body through sweating and urination. These toxins create bloating and bad skin. Help your complexion and go for another glass!

Promotes Kidney Function

Your kidney's primary function is to clean out your blood and transport urine to the bladder. Without the proper amount of water, your kidneys are impacted and won't work to their full potential.

Clears Skin

Drinking plenty of water is the best type of lotion you can get for your skin. Your skin will be able to have proper blood flow that will will reduce pore size, lessen acne, and provide a more healthy glow. Drinking more water will lessen those dark circles that make you look like the walking dead.

Increases Energy

Did you know that your brain is mostly made of water? Well when you don't have a sufficient enough amount your focus and concentration becomes impacted. That is why you start to feel tired and get a headache. Drinking a cold glass of water in the morning can wake you up just as much as a cup of coffee!

Prevents Cramps

Water is in all your muscles and joints to provide cushion. By drinking plenty of water, your muscles will be able to stretch and be more elastic.

Maintains Regularity

Water is a main ingredient in almost all your bodies functions. By drinking water it will aid and promote digestion which will help decrease constipation and promote a healthy regulation. Ask your gramps! Nothing feels better than being regulated.

Promotes Weight Loss

If you find that you do not make the required amount of water needed per day those pangs in your stomach that you believe are hunger pangs are actually dehydration pangs. By drinking lots of water it helps you body feel full faster and longer. Who doesn't want a way to feel full with zero calories???

How to Calculate Your Needed Water Intake

The go to amount that you may have been told for years is to have a least 8 8 ounce glasses of water everyday. If you want to get a little more technical with the needed amount of water you should have each day, take your body weight (in pounds) divide in half to equal the amount of ounces needed daily.

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