8 Reasons to Drink More Water – DripDrop

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I’m not very good at drinking water the amount of water that I should.  Horrible in fact.  When I was pregnant I tried really hard to get close to the recommended amount but now that I’m not pregnant I only drink a few glasses a day.  I know it’s awful and I’m going to really try to do better!  To help me get excited about drinking water I’ve made a list of eight reasons why people should drink more water.

8 Reasons to Drink More Water

    • – Controls Calories – It fills you up and reduces your eating intake (if you drink water before meals), is a natural appetite suppressant, and it raises your metabolism!
    • – Immune Booster – Water not only helps with decongestion and dehydration but it will help your body bounce back when you feel down with a cold.  This doesn’t mean you shouldn’t see a doctor but chances are that they’ll tell you to drink plenty of fluids too in addition to their other advice.
    • – Headache Remedy – Headaches and migraines are commonly caused by dehydration and drinking water can relieve or prevent them from happening in the first place.
    • – Flushes Toxins – Drinking water naturally flushes the toxins out of your body which helps reduce the risk for kidney stones and urinary tract infections.
    • – Brain Power –  A study in London found a link between students bringing water into an exam room and better grades, suggesting that water promotes clearer thinking. It’s still unclear if actually drinking the water had anything to do with a better score but it doesn’t hurt to try!
    • – Good Mood – When your body feels good (and you feel good about taking care of your body!) you’ll feel good!
    • – Better Complexion – Water is the best anti-aging treatment around and it’s very inexpensive!  It will moisturize your skin better than any expensive cream (although I love my skin care products too!).
    • – Fatigue Buster – Water can help fight that noon nap sensation.  One of the most common symptoms of dehydration is tiredness. Drink water to help you stay alert.

The amount of water people need per day is up for debate but I know I need to up my amount by at least 5 or 6 glasses of H2O.  To keep myself hydrated I’ve recently tried DripDrop.  From their website,

DripDrop provides a simple, cost-effective solution that empowers everyone to treat mild to moderate dehydration with a safe, medical grade solution. Our hydration powder packets fit easily in the medicine cabinet, travel kit, purse and gym bag, so it’s there when you need it. Simply mix with water and consume.

DripDrop is loaded with electrolytes – including sodium, sugars and potassium – that promote good hydration, enabling your body to absorb water more quickly into the bloodstream and promote greater fluid retention.

You can drink DripDrop to proactively prevent dehydration, or use it to reverse fluid loses following an illness, a long workout, or after a long day at the work when you barely left your desk.

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Here are a few tips I’m trying to keep myself hydrated: I begin each day by drinking a glass of water as soon as I wake up.  I’m trying to get in the habit of keeping a water bottle on hand at all times.  I’m also adding a DripDrop packet to my water to help spice up the flavor and keep me better hydrated.

What tricks do you have for drinking more water?

About Ashley

Ashley is very happily married and the mother to a beautiful little girl and handsome little boy. She is the main voice behind Embracing Homemaking.

Comments

  1. I hate drinking water! I know I need to do it more. Thanks for sharing these tips.

  2. I go through waves of being good about drinking water. Right now certainly isn’t one of those times. I’ll have to check out DripDrop in hopes it’ll motivate me.

  3. Drinking more water is so very important. I tend to fail in that department!

  4. I have to admit that I’m guilty of not getting as much water as I should. I’ll have to check out DripDrop – it sounds like a great way to give myself a little motivation to drink more 🙂

  5. I’ve been finding that water definitely helps my headaches go away some of the time. I’m sipping some as we speak.

  6. I began drinking water – and ONLY water – when I started whole30 back in July. It is AMAZING how much better I feel. I actually used an app for a long time that went off every hour to remind me to drink water – it was a great way to get me in the habit of drinking more 🙂

  7. I used to hate water. (I know…how can you hate something with no flavor? It’s weird) But now I make myself drink several times a day. I know I still dont’ drink enough, but I’m working on it.

  8. Drinking water is definitely important. I’ll have to give Drip Drop a try!

  9. I always make an effort to drink water throughout the day. I know it is good for you but sometimes it does get boring and need something else.

  10. I really hate drinking water but have learned to tolerate it. I need to get better at drinking it more often and possibly replacing it with my coffee. I love your list of reasons and they all resonate with me.

  11. I drink a ton of water, but I have bad kidneys, so it’s a must for me. This is an interesting product.

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