Some people said do not drink much water. Drink a cup of two only, the rules for eternal youth. There is the notion that we need to drink 8 glasses a day. Which is correct? The first opinion, is not correct. The second? Not quite right! “8 glasses a day” is more of a legend that has been accepted as fact.
Recently, American Journal of Psychology reveals that there is no scientific evidence to support the theory “eight glasses a day.” Do not misunderstand as well. Scientists are not saying we do not need water. But the advice that we take 8 glasses of water a day is not good advice.
First, we need to drink water throughout the day repeatedly. Drink 8 glasses in the morning and believe that you are drinking enough water for the day are dangerous.
Those who drank the water, even half a glass, at all hours will find themselves very energetic.
How much to drink? It depends on the weather and the activities you run. The more you lose water, the more the need to drink more than 8 glasses. But do not be drinking too much. Why then? Drinking too much water can cause water intoxication (if holding urine) or electrolyte imbalance situation.
The calculation is like this :
How much water should I drink
half your body weight (lbs) *. 8
example : 170/2 = 85*8=68 ounces
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10 Reason to Drink More Water :
1. It is 75% of our brain
2. It regulates your body temperature
3. It keeps your skin looking young
4. It protects your heart
5. It helps you burn fat
6. It prevents constipation
7. It decreases fatigue
8. It carries oxygen to cells
9. It flushes toxins out
10.It helps you control calorie intake
Warning: The more you drink the water, the more you need to replace your electrolytes. Where you can obtain the supply of electrolytes? From sports drinks.