8 + Facts about Drinking Water you might not know.
Water: the symbol of life, purification and fertility. One of four main elements.
We all know that we should drink water regularly, best with little sips and not too much at once. Drinking a large amount of water to quickly can cause faster riding of mineral salts (ie sodium, potassium) out of your body.
Have you ever heard that we shouldn’t drink water during meals?
It lowers concentration of digestive enzymes. It is best to drink a glass of water 10 minutes before or after dining.
What are the benefits of drinking a right amount of water?
- Oxygenation and body temperature regulation
- Lowering appetite (brain sometimes confuses thirst with hunger)
- Reducing probability of diseases
- Reducing a headache, back pain
- Boosting energy
- Enhancing the condition of skin, hair and nails
- Reducing cholesterol
- Eliminating bad breath
What amount of water should we drink?
Researchers still do not see eye to eye with each other. Some consider that 1,5 liter of water is enough, others say that some of us should drink even 5 liters per day! To be honest, there is no specific amount. All is variable. It depends on our weight, age, physical activity, lifestyle, overall health and even the climate we live in. When You start to drink more and more water your body will rid of metabolic waste products.