Stating the obvious, but it’s important to drink when you are thirsty. Your body normally tells you when you need to drink fluids. Be sure to drink water if you are exercising, sweating, breastfeeding, vomiting or have diarrhea. You will be losing fluids and want to keep up with what’s going out.
The daily recommendations are around 2.5-3L water/day depending on if you’re male or female based on our body requirements. 8-10 glasses of fluid a day will get you there. However, this recommendation is not for everyone such as those with certain heart and kidney conditions.
Drinking a glass of water before meals can help reduce calorie intake if you are working on weight management.
Water keeps you hydrated. Dehydration can lead to all sorts of trouble. Most of us don’t drink enough water. Many headaches are caused by Dehydration and a simple tall glass of water can resolve it. Drinking plenty of fluids decreases the risk of UTIs because your urinary tract stays flushed. It also helps prevent constipation by keeping your stools nice and fluffy, making it easier to pass.
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