This is an continued article (part 2) from the topic DOES WATER HELP IN WEIGHT LOSS. You can read the part 1 published last month. This article focuses on water consumption and tips on drinking water relating to weight loss.
Water consumption varies individually. How much water an individual must consume depends on their weight, level of activity, temperature, humidity of environment and diet. The more exercise you do the more water you need to consume. To stay adequately hydrated you should drink approximately 96 ounces of water or a day. For weight loss you should drink additional 8 ounces of water for every 25 pounds you are over your ideal weight. Also water consumption should be increased in hot climates and vigorous exercise. Drinking other liquid causes your body to expel water. Diuretics include coffee, tea, soda and alcohol, when drinking diuretics drink more water before or after to compensate.
TIPS ON DRINKING WATER FOR WEIGHT LOSS
Vigorous workouts and diet are not the only factor which leads to weight loss. Water is also an essential factor. Inspire of knowing the benefits of water many don’t have the habit of consuming enough water needed. There are many minute tips which help in consuming more water resulting in weight loss.
- If exercising is a part of weight loss program a bit more water should be included to account for water loss from sweating.
- Gaining water from eating fruits high in water content is a great way to boost water consumption without drinking it directly.
- Try adding flavors to your water for better tasting beverage and extra consumption.
- Drinking water is the first thing you should do in the morning. It will not only avoid dehydration, but it also serves as a stimulant and lubricant for the digestive juices in your body.
- Keep a large water bottle (at least 24 ounces) filled and next to you at all times. Sip on it throughout the day.
It is important to consume more and keep drinking water throughout the day for better results in weight loss. Consumption of water is one of the major key factors for weight loss.