Water, the Free Rx

10 Benefits of Drinking Water – Water can do wonders for your body.

  • Boosts Immune System
    Water can result in a properly functioning immune system. It works to remove toxins from the body, so drinking more of it could help prevent toxins from building up and having a negative impact on your immune system. Water will aid the body by ridding it of toxins through sweat and urination. By adding lemon to your water you can get an extra dose of Vitamin C, which is known to boost the immune system, prevent disease, fight the common cold, protect cells, and aid in digestion.
  • Promotes Weight Loss
    When drinking enough water (especially before a meal) it can fill your stomach, thereby becoming a natural appetite suppressant reducing the amount of food you eat. Water can raise your metabolism and has zero calories.
  • Maintains Regularity
    Water is essential in the digestion of the food we eat and preventing constipation.
  • Increases Energy
    The brain consists of mostly water, so drinking more water can help your focus and concentration, thereby increasing energy.
  • Remedy/Prevention of Headaches
    Water can aid in the prevention of headaches, which are often caused by dehydration.
  • Prevention of Cramps and Sprains
    By being properly hydrated your joints maintain lubrication and your muscles are more elastic so joint pain is less likely.
  • Mood Booster
    When our bodies function at their best we will feel great and be happier.
  • Helps Maintain Body Temperature
    Staying hydrated aids in regulating your body’s temperature through perspiration.

 

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