Nature provides us many different ingredients that are incredibly beneficial for our overall health. In order to survive, all living creatures need water. Except the fact that water is natural elixir that is crucial for maintaining our health at optimal level, it also is important for our beauty.
Water provides you the necessary energy for the entire day, but in same time improves the complexion, enhances health and helps the weight loss process.
Unfortunately, a lot of people are not aware of the importance of water, particularly when it comes to losing the excess weight. As experts explain, proper hydration boosts your health and wellbeing and thus helps the loss of excess pounds.
Recent study showed that most Americans do not consume the recommended amount of water on daily basis. Namely, it is most likely that water is the reason for many issues, including insignificant weight loss results.
There is study which has proved that with only 2 glasses of water before meals helps the weight loss process, and you can lose additional 5 pounds annually. In addition to that this also helps in maintaining steady weight loss.
Well, if 2 glasses water can help you achieve this, can you even guess what could happen if you consume the proper amount of water your body requires?
Namely, by drinking the appropriate water amount of water on daily basis you significantly lower the urge for overeating, and in same time that significantly will boost your metabolism. Most commonly, when body is dehydrated, it confuses the thirst and hunger and that results in overeating when you actually are thirsty and need some water.
Do you know how to calculate the proper amount of water your body needs, according to your body weight?
Below we are going to present you several simple tips that will help you to calculate and thus drink water and on that way to lose weight and boost your health.
Check your current body weight. The daily amount of water your body need primarily depends on your body weight, so it is crucial to accurately know it.
So, depending on your weight, the amount of water needed will vary. For instance, man who has 200 pounds would need more water, than woman who is 100 pounds.
- Divide your weight in half. In order to determine how much water you should consume every day, simply divide your body weight. Example: if you weigh 180 pounds: 1/2 = 90 ounces, which means that you should drink 90 ounces of water on a daily basis.
- Activity level. The level of activity greatly influences the amount of water. To be more precise, physical activities lead to sweating and that means that more water is eliminated, so you have to compensate for the lost water. It is advisable to add approximately 15 ounces of water for every 30 minutes of exercising.
In addition to that, the chart presented below will help you to calculate the recommended daily intake of water.
For some of you, this may be a bit difficult on the beginning, as you are not used to such large amount of water. At first it may seem impossible to consume over 100 ounces the first day, but we have suggestion for you.
For example, start with drinking 2 cups of water (16 ounces) before each meal, and that is at least 48 ounces a day. In addition to that, drink 1-2 glasses of water right after you wake up in the morning, and before you go to sleep. On this way you will drink another 32 ounces. Divide the rest of needed water throughout the rest of the day.
Our suggestion is to take specific container for water and will help you to calculate the amount of water more easily.