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World Health Day 2018: Drink enough water this summer to stay hydrated

Speed News Desk | Updated on: 6 April 2018, 15:26 IST

Summers have kicked in, its essential to keep your body hydrated to avoid fatigue and dizziness. Water is the best form of liquid which has multiple advantages and you can use it in different ways to change the flavour. A person shoud atleast consume 5 liters of water everyday, water is the only way which will make you look younger.

Increases energy & relieves fatigue

Our body has 70% water which includes the brain, drinking lots of water helps you think, focus and concentrate better and be more alert. Your energy level also increases.  

Promotes weight loss

If you consume water properly, it helps in eliminating by-products of fat, reduces eating intake (by filling up your tummy if consumed prior to meals), reduces hunger, raises your metabolism and has zero calories.

Flushes out toxins

Gets rid of waste through sweat and urination which reduces the risk of kidney stones and UTI’s (urinary tract infections).

Improves skin complexion

Moisturizes your skin, keeps it fresh, soft, glowing and smooth. One can get rid of wrinkles. It’s the best anti-aging treatment one should always follow.

Maintains regularity

Aids in digestion as water is essential to digest your food and prevents constipation.

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Boosts immune system

If you consume the required amount of water daily, it prevents you from falling sick time and again. Drinking plenty of water helps fight against flu, cancer and other ailments like heart attacks.

Natural headache remedy

Helps relieve and prevent headaches (migraines & back pains too!) which are commonly caused by dehydration.

Prevents cramps & sprains

Proper hydration helps keep joints lubricated and muscles more elastic so joint pain is less likely.

Refreshes your mood

When the body is functioning at its best, you will feel great and happy!

Save money!

Water is free almost everywhere, even if you purchase a bottle or refill, it won't cost you much. Water is any day better than the drinks with sugar in it.

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First published: 6 April 2018, 15:26 IST
 
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