Drink water before every meal to prevent overeating
Always carry a reusable water bottle to stay hydrated all day long
Drink pure water instead of carbonated beverages
How much should I drink?
What's your idea of the right amount of water to drink each day?
It may surprise you to learn that there is no magic number - it depends on your own height, weight, diet, age, activity levels and the ambient temperature
to accurately calculate your optimum hydration level each day!
Health authorities often recommend eight 8-ounce glasses (about 2 litres) as a middle-ground benchmark. This is known as the 8x8 rule and is easy
to remember. It is however believed by some health experts that it is beneficial to sip on water regularly all day, even if you aren't thirsty.
At the end of the day, there is no exact answer to how much water you should drink a day. It is therefore important to experiment and see what is the adequate
amount that works for you and your lifestyle to stay hydrated.
Did you know?
Water hydration facts
Water regulates body temperature
Water has the capacity to regulate internal body temperature in response to external temperature. One's body can avoid overheating through the
process of sweat production and evaporation, where the blood on the skin surface is cooled, and consequently the body's interior.
Maintaining a water balance is vital to your survival
Our body can only last a few days without water, you can last a lot longer without food - but we don't recommend going without either!
Our body is mostly made up of water, it accounts for approximately 50-80% of our body mass.
Because you might be thirsty
If you're hungry between meals, pour yourself a tall glass of fresh drinking water first to see if you're dehydrated instead.
Sometimes people think they're hungry when they're really just thirsty. Drinking water before a snack or with one will help you feel
full faster, helping keep your calorie intake in check.