Take a guess? Eight? Six? Some experts even say that we do not need to drink as much water as we are led to believe. As Sachin Mayi points out in his book, You’re Fat, She’s Not, any diet or nutritional strategy we try to implement in our lives have to be within the context of our lifestyle.
“Think of water as a nutrient your body needs that is present in liquids, plain water, and foods. All of these are essential daily to replace the large amounts of water lost each day,” says Joan Koelemay, RD, dietitian for the Beverage Institute, an industry group. Source.
Here are some benefits of drinking water regularly:
1. Skin looks better – dehydration causes wrinkles and dryness. Drinking enough water for the day ensures your skin, which contains a lot of water, to stay fresh and young-looking.
2. Drinking enough water keeps your muscles relaxed and energized – lack of water causes muscles to constrict causing possible cramps and enhanced feeling of fatigue.
3. More water means less room for food – drinking water in between a few bites helps create feeling of fullness which prevents overeating.
Sachin Mayi is a firm believer of drinking water first thing in the morning – as soon as you get up. It’s part of his daily routine and has worked wonders for his health. He writes about this in detail in his book, You’re Fat, She’s Not. Drinking water in the morning is one of the simple daily activities you can start today! Grab his book on Amazon and start moving towards a healthier YOU.