There are many ways to stay hydrated. Even though you’ve been told over and over how important it is to guzzle down at least eight glasses of yummy H2O, you’re still finding it difficult to sneak more water into your daily diet. No matter how many times your doctor or medical provider reminds you of how important it is to drink water we know you can use these tips to meet the quota!
1. Add Real Fruit To Water
Instead of drinking flavored water, opt for something more natural, such as adding lemon slices, watermelon chunks or mint to your glass of water.
2. Add Spice To Your Food To Increase Your Water Intake
For the pepper fans, add a crushed red pepper to your food and you’ll be reaching for the water jugs a few more times during meals.
3. Get Techincal With Water
There’s an app for everything, so use your phone to remind yourself to drink water and keep you on track. Try Waterlogged or Water Your Body.
4. Use A Filter (Not Just On Instagram Sis! ) . An Actual Water Filter.
Get a good quality water filter – no more residue in your glass to put you off.
5. Increase Your Inventory
Keep a large tumbler or bottle of water in front of you throughout the day, so you have no excuse.
6. Sweat and Sip Sis!
Don’t forget to carry a water bottle when you go to the gym – re-hydrate as beat that body.
7. Eat Out. Water In
Make a decision to order only water at restaurants. Your body, hair, skin, and your wallet will love you for it!
8. Consume Water Rich Foods
As a little cheat, eat water-rich foods like melons, cucumbers, celery and even soup that has a light broth.
9. Drink Some Water Before You Eat
Research shows guzzling 16 oz. before each meal can help you lose weight. Also, drink green tea after you eat. Not only does tea contain primarily consist of water, green tea is known to help improve your digestion.
10. Drink and Drink (WATER)
You wouldn’t typically order water on a night out, but try alternating a glass of water for every cocktail. Plus: You’ll be less hung-over the next morning! Sip sip! Wink.