We have been talking a lot about super foods but one essential isn’t a food at all – water! Why is water so important?
-Our bodies are made up of about 70% water!
-Drinking the right amount of water can help us avoid over eating. Food with high water content, such as most veggies and fruits helps you feel full.
-Hydration is key, even in winter. Staying hydrated keeps skin healthy.
-Water helps flush out toxins through the kidneys.
-Drinking enough water may help you avoid colds and the flu this season.
-Experts suggest at least eight 8 ounce glasses per day.
-Staying hydrated can help lower stress, raise energy levels and prevent cramping during workouts.
-Remember to take in extra water for long cardio sessions, before, after and during a workout.
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