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12 March 2013

Why It’s Important to Drink Water


Eating the right foods can help you achieve your weight loss goals. But it’s not just food that you should think about; it is also important to choose the right beverages. Water is one beverage that should be a regular part of your regular diet. Here is a brief overview of why it is so important to drink plenty of water:

  • Drinking water can help you lose weight – Water is the perfect alternative to other beverages such as sodas and juices, which are often high in both sugar and calories. Drinking more water will help you stay hydrated and avoid unplanned snacking throughout the day as people commonly mistake feelings of thirst as feelings of hunger.
  • Drinking water is important for cleansing the body – Water does much more than just provide a healthy and nutritious beverage – it also plays an important role in maintaining cleanliness within the body. When you drink water, your body is able to flush out toxins, bacteria, and other foreign items that can potentially cause illness or injury.
  • Drinking water can enhance your workout – As you exercise, your body loses water through the sweat that is produced by your movements. If you do not replenish the water your body has lost, you may feel sore or tired. Keeping a water bottle nearby when you work out makes it easy to stay hydrated, which will enhance your workout by boosting your energy levels.
  • Drinking water can improve your skin – Hydration is an important element of healthy and glowing skin. Applying moisturizer is a great way to hydrate your skin from the outside, but drinking water will allow you to hydrate your skin from the inside. You will notice cleaner, brighter, and more even skin if you drink between 9 and 13 cups of water each day.

You can learn more about maintaining a healthy lifestyle by contacting the weight-loss professionals at HMC Weight Loss Centers.  Give us a call today at (951) 547-1280 for more information about our Corona weight-loss clinic or (714) 543-2673 for our Tustin weight-loss clinic.  To schedule an appointment, fill out the form to the right.