Hydrate hydrate hydrate. During the heat of summer you need to Increase your water, especially if you are outside and sweating.
What’s your go to flavored water? What if you just don’t like water? Do you know how much water you’re supposed to drink a day?
The Institute of Medicine suggest women should drink 9 cups a day, while men should drink 13 cups a day.
One healthy habit to follow is half your body weight in ounces, not going over 100 ounces. Always check with your provider if you have medical issues that may not allow you to increase your water.
If you are trying to maintain weight or manage your blood sugar levels, swap out your sugar sweetened beverages for 1 bottle of calorie free water.
Start slow – change the one sugary drink for a bottle of water for a week, a month then replace another sweet beverage with another water bottle. Pretty soon you will be down to 1 or even better ZERO. ?
If you can’t seem to get your water down because it just isn’t tasty try adding in fresh fruits or vegetables.
Here are some great combinations! Top left going down.
?ORANGE AND VANILLA BEANS
?RASPBERRIES AND PINEAPPLE
?WATERMELON AND JALAPENO
?LEMON AND LIME
?APPLES AND CINNAMON
?STRAWBERRY AND BASIL
I start my day with a glass of water before my coffee. This is one habit I have started with the FASTer Way To Fat Loss program. We practice intermittent fasting. To learn more about the FASTer Way life style click the button below.