How Much Water Should You Be Drinking?

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How Much Water Does It Take To Stay Hydrated In A Day?

Drinking Enough Water

We can go days and weeks without food, but we can’t go more than 4-7 days without water, 4 days without water is likely fatal. Water is the lifeblood for life and the oil that keeps our bodies well lubricated and working efficiently. Just like oil for a car, water keep our organs and tissues healthy and vibrant.

When our bodies don’t have enough water in them, bodily processes slow down, the blood thickens and we lose energy, our organs shut down and start to even malfunction.

How much water should you be drinking in a day to help with weight loss?

  • Adults – 1 gallon
  • Teens – About 1/2 gallon
  • Little Children – About 1/3 of a gallon

*If it’s hot or during exercise, it’s okay to drink more.
*A healthy person who is well hydrated will urinate about every 2 hours; if you are going 6-8 hours without urinating, you are likely dehydrated.

How Does Drinking Water Help You?

Staying hydrated helps the body heal faster, pushes toxins from our lymph system, helps build muscle, stay alert; keeps up your energy levels and keeps you from feeling tired.  Most people are walking around feeling tired, sick, lethargic, bloated, dry and/or have a headache. Did you know that having a headache is almost 95% of the time because of a lack of water in the body? Almost all headache cases can be solved by simply drink water.

If you are an adult and not drinking about a gallon of water a day, you are likely dehydrated.

Drinking a glass of water before bed and after you wake up is so simple yet so powerful for the body during the start of your day and while you sleep.

Water is the lifeblood of our existence and the second most importance factor to staying alive and healthy. The first is air.



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