Your skin looks great! The compliment we all love to hear (I know I do). We all probably appreciate that compliment so much because our skin is a window for our health.
What’s going on internally is reflected in our skin, so if our skin is glowing, it means we are really nurturing and nourishing ourselves.
There are a few things as enviable as soft, supple and glowing skin.But is it only for the Celebrities with lots of money or the rich and the famous or even people with really good genes you may ask. Wonder no more because the good news is you don’t have to dig that deep into your pocket for you to have glowing skin.
According to the experts we should take at least eight glasses of water a day, as cliché as it sounds there’s no harm in mentioning it again. If you want to have a glowing skin, then you must take a good amount of water daily.
But, what they did not warn us about were the several bathroom breaks we would have to take! I know most people are nodding in agreement, well at least those who have tried it.
One dietician claims that we should think of water as a nutrient that our body needs that is present in liquids, plain water, and food which is essential in replacing the large amounts of fluids lost each day.
We all lose fluids throughout the day, from breathing, urine, stool, sweat from exercising or the heat from the scorching sun. Therefore, in order to avoid dehydration your water intake should be more than your water output.
Here are just a few of the ways drinking water can benefit your body:
Helps with kidney function
Maintain normal bowel function
Luckily drinking enough water adds fluids to the colon which helps make things move smoothly.
TIPS TO INCREASE YOUR FLUID INTAKE
- . Keep a bottle of water with you in your car at your desk or in your bag.
- . If you hate drinking water or the taste of it, add some lemon along with honey or even orange juice because you are likely to drink more liquids if you like the way they taste.
- . Ensure that you Spread out your water intake throughout the day rather than in one or two thirst-crazed bouts as it can be harmful to your health. Drink when you first wake up and in between meals.