Sunday, November 11, 2007

Drink more water to get healthy skin

Maybe you've heard how important is water for your health, figure and well-being many times, but everything your body does it does better with a healthy supply of water, because every system in your body depends on water. Maybe if water was more expensive, people would pay more attention to drink enough of it on a daily basis, instead most of us prefer coffee, lots of soda, and alcohol, not to mention fruit juices and teas and milk and a bunch of other beverages.

You should know that water is one of the best tools for weight loss, because it replaces high-calorie drinks like soda, juice, and alcohol with a drink that doesn't have any calories. Water is a great appetite suppressant, and often when we think we're hungry, we are actually just thirsty. By flushing out toxins and impurities, water can make your skin clearer, smoother and younger looking.

Drinking water moisturizes your skin from the inside out and clear up your skin. People often report a healthy glow after drinking water. It will not happen overnight, of course, but just a week of drinking a healthy amount of water can have good effects on your skin. Water is important to keep you skin smooth and delicate. Water is the single most important element for cellular integrity. Nothing will improve the appearance of your skin better than drinking enough water.

To make sure that you are getting enough water everyday, use simple tips below:

- Carry water with you everywhere you go in a bottle. Try getting a cool water bottle that you enjoy having around; it makes drinking water more fun.

- Keep a glass of water next to you whenever you'll be sitting down for a long time, such as when you are at your desk at work. Drink from it regularly as you are working.

- Add lemons or limes to your water, it makes it taste better and makes you want to drink more of it. Also, you can add some mint leaves to a pitcher of water, which should be allowed to sit overnight.

- Try drinking cold water out of a glass instead of a plastic or paper cup. The glass will retain the cold better than other materials and will keep your water crisp and fresh-tasting longer. If you don't like the taste of cold water, try hot water. It's a different taste and it feels good on your throat.

It’s a pity people spend so much money on different commercial products, while ignoring the cheapest and most effective one - water. Sufficient water intake prevents dehydration, cleans out the body, and promotes healing processes. Body is 90 percent water and needs it for digestion, healthy skin, blood circulation, temperature control and lots of other reasons. Drink your water! Have beautiful skin and stay healthy!