Importance of Drinking Water | Kayla Banks with Lady Luxe Life
Importance of Drinking Water is something we hear about it even as kids. But do we really know the power of water and how it influences every single part of our life? I’m a huge fan of WebMD, and I love this article they provide! Here are the 6 key points they offer.
“Your body is composed of about 60% water. The functions of these bodily fluids include digestion, absorption, circulation, creation of saliva, transportation of nutrients, and maintenance of body temperature.”
I bet I got your attention on this one! Me too.
“What works with weight loss is if you choose water or a non-caloric beverage over a caloric beverage and/or eat a diet higher in water-rich foods that are healthier, more filling, and help you trim calorie intake,” says Penn State researcher Barbara Rolls, PhD, author of The VolumetricsWeight Control Plan.
Well, if the last one didn’t get your attention, I bet this one did! Sometimes, I am lagging, and then I realize that I am probably dehydrated. The basic power of water!
Especially in this Texas heat, it’s important to keep the fluids going.
I promise I didn’t pick this article because of all the ways it can affect our beauty, but it’s so true!
“Dehydration makes your skin look more dry and wrinkled, which can be improved with proper hydration,” he says. “But once you are adequately hydrated, the kidneys take over and excrete excess fluids.”
My husband works in surgery, and sees firsthand what can happen to kidneys when they aren’t working properly. It’s amazing how we can help our kidneys, and overall function of our body with drinking water.
I feel like I’m an 80 year old woman writing about bowel functions, but it definitely gets more and more important as we age.
If you’re like me, I like to have variety in my water intake, and I wrote a whole blog about Fruit Water and different ways to keep it interesting!
It’s also fashionable and fun to carry a neat water bottle, so I found a few on Shop Collective!