Water Retention and Body Hydration
Some people wishing a slim appearance become concerned with
water retention. If this is you, then you'll be surprised to discover that drinking water keeps the body from
retaining water. Your body hydrating properly recognizes the plentiful source and stops the water retention
Furthermore, your same body hydrating properly uses up fat
faster which in turn leads to that slim figure. Water is essential because the body is constantly undergoing a
Dehydration is easy to spot. Lack of tears or drying eyes is one
of the signals. Feeling lightheaded is another common symptom. Dehydration is often felt after a full meal,
especially if it contains generous doses of salt, as in eating a pizza.
The most obvious sign is a dry mouth. In an extreme case,
dehydration can lead to vomiting and nausea.
Proper Body Hydrating Methods
Drink at least 64 ounces of water a day and your body will not
hang onto the water it already has. It will freely use the water to excrete harmful ingredients and to remove solid
The liver and kidneys need water to do their job. The liver
filters the blood, but it needs plenty of water. When the kidneys lack water, the liver has to compensate.
Meanwhile the body can't process fat and begins to retain it. With your body hydrating properly, it's easier to
Drink water evenly throughout the day. Drink large glasses of
water and then sip water continuously. At work, keep a glass of water handy at your desk and keep sipping.
Condition yourself to drink water even when you don't feel thirsty.
Drinking other fluids is not the same as drinking water. They
add calories, sugar, and additives. If you must feel a taste in your taste buds, make your own fruit water by
adding lime, lemon, or small amounts of berry juice.
Although caffeine increases the rate at which the body burns
fat, it is also a diuretic. That is, it makes the body become dehydrated.
Once excess water is removed, the body processes work more
smoothly. Muscle tone improves and skins plumps richer with a more youthful look.
Stop Retaining Water By Drinking Water Regularly
Start drinking water early in the morning and continue until two
or three hours before bedtime. Water is so inexpensive and non-fattening. Our bodies are made up of 60% water.
Bodybuilders dehydrate themselves before a competition to make their muscles stand out and look more defined. It
goes to show how water affects muscles, skin, and organs.
The best antidote to water retention is to drink plenty of
water. No one should be as concerned about retaining water as they should be about drinking enough
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