As you know, 70% of a human body consists of water. So drinking at least 8 glasses of water per day is extremely essential. If you stay dehydrated, many dangerous health problems are caused.
So here is a list of convenient ways through which you can drink more water and stay hydrated and healthy.
KNOW THE AMOUNT OF WATER YOU SHOULD DRINK DAILY
On average, men should drink 3.7 liters of water per day and 2.7 liters is for women.
- 20% of water intake is by food actually. And 80% of water is through drinking water. Sometimes we get it from plain water and sometimes it is from other beverages.
- Now we are not home all the time because everybody works all day or studies. So it is a little difficult to drink water. Use some of the suggestions given below to make it easier.
CARRYING WATER WITH YOU
If you carry your water with you, it becomes easy for you to fulfill your need of drinking the amount of water you need to drink in a day.
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- Buy a reusable water bottle for you and carry it with you every day. Just put it in your bag, car, desk and use it easily by refilling it again and again.
- This way you can have water more frequently and would not drink other beverages when feeling thirsty.
- Many people forget to drink water, but if it will be in your sight like on your desk, you will be drinking more water.
You can try using reminders in your cell phones or computers if you work on them whole day to remind you to drink water at least once in an hour. You can also use some other triggers as reminders if you want. Do whatever is suitable for you.
- Triggers can vary from someone telling you to drink water, receiving a phone call or on commercial breaks during a TV program.
- You can also alternate your coffee or tea breaks with water to make sure that you drink loads and loads of water.
WATERCOOLER IN EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTE/ OFFICE
If a watercooler or any purified drinking system is available in your educational institute or workplace, then it would be easier for you to drink more water.
- You would rather not go to kitchen to refill your coffee cup if you have a water supplier nearby.
- If you do not have one, you can talk to your colleagues and ask your boss for it as it is a necessity.
Some people find it a little boring to drink water. But you can make it interesting and delicious by making it flavored water. So prepare flavored water for yourself and drink water the whole day.
- You can do so by adding lemon or cucumbers in your water.