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Top 5 Reasons to Drink More Water

The Wonders of Water:

1. Aids in digestion and assimilation and absorption of nutrients. Without enough water you will not get the full benefits of all those healthy nutrients you are eating.

2. Assists in the excretion of waste and toxins from your kidneys and bowels. Without water, toxins can build up in your system, hindering the function of the kidneys and bowels and causes you to feel sluggish or even sick.

3. Allows you to not drink your calories. Drinking ample water leaves less room for the coffee, soda and other calorie rich drinks you may consume. Crowd out the sugary drinks by filling up on the calorie free benefits of water.

4. Gives your brain a boost. Without water, your brain may feel foggy and sluggish.

5. Keeps you young! Drinking water is the best medicine to ward off wrinkles and to keep your skin looking young and dewy. Water is also a natural lubricant for your joints and tissues, keeping your body supple.

Bored with plain water? Try squeezing ½ a lemon, orange or lime into your glass. You can even try a few slices of cucumber or throw some fresh berries into your water for some natural added flavor. Be cautious of the “enhanced” water drinks on the market. Some of them are filled with high fructose corn syrup, sugar or 100 calories a bottle. Buy an eco-friendly reusable bottle and a water filter system, like Britta, to help save the earth while you get your drink on.

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6:11AM PDT on Aug 22, 2013

The most powerful reason: for health

8:47AM PDT on Apr 26, 2012

great reminders

3:18AM PDT on Oct 4, 2010

Another interesting article about Water. Thanks.

1:03AM PDT on Aug 26, 2010

thanks. It is apparent that I need more water.

5:19AM PDT on Aug 20, 2010

Save water, drink beer! LOL!

11:39PM PDT on May 22, 2010

Great article; thanks.

6:31PM PDT on May 21, 2010

TY Veronica for the tips! And thankX for the AWESOME information I was unaware of. "Purified and Energized" is a big TY. And I will definate look into purchasing the {recycled} book!

9:54AM PDT on May 18, 2010

Hey,

I drink lots of liquid including water, juice and milk to keep my skin supple and hydrated. Did you also know that water also does wonders to reduce the chronic pain of back and shoulders using hydrotherapy?

I mentioned the uses of hydrotherapy and hot tubs in my first post. Check it out and let me know what you think. Thanks!

4:15AM PDT on Apr 18, 2010

its necessary behind drinking water we actually do not waste it..we all know there are people who dont even get a glass of drinking water a day..make wise use of water..remember u may have enough water but your neighbour might not..so take care of others!

9:38AM PDT on Apr 16, 2010

For the magical truth about water, which is a complex, living entity that provides life and nourishement (but only when it's alive and filled with vitality!), please, please read the amazing books about the work of Viktor Schauberger ('Living Water' and 'Living Energies'). His books will open your eyes to the true nature of water, and helps us be the best guardians for this amazing substance.

For water to be healthy, it must be purified and energised, otherwise it is actually toxic. Tap water with chlorine compromises your immune system, and plastic bottled water is toxic with plastic leaching into the water! Invest in a good quality water purifier, an ioniser and energiser, which brings water back to it's natural life force... just as nature intended!

LOVE WATER!! :)

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