Hydration and Health

I’ve done many, many blogs and newsletters about the importance of hydration. It is a foundational part of all my coaching. Just this one newsletter shares links to several blog posts as well. I won’t repeat all the benefits again since you can read the prior posts. Drinking enough water affects every aspect of your health and for every metabolic reaction in your cells. Drinking water can even increase your metabolic rate by up to 30% for up to an hour. This is why I ask people trying to lose weight to focus on hydration as much as diet and exercise.

In case you weren’t convinced of the importance, a 25-year study 15,000 people ages 45 to 65 revealed that drinking enough water is associated with a significantly lower risk of developing chronic diseases and a lower risk of premature death. Another finding was that a lack of proper hydration is now linked to an older biological age.

That’s huge!! It’s even more exciting to me because it is something simple we can all do. My preferred method is to shoot for one-half your body weight in ounces and have ¼ tsp of natural, unprocessed salt for every 32 oz. That is simply the way I have found that works best for me. I just strongly suggest you pay attention to your level of hydration and do whatever works for you to improve it.

Are you convinced of the importance and benefits of proper hydration for health?

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I am a holistic health coach and independent nutritional consultant. All my coaching plans are based on my 3-D Living program and a big part of that are the Youngevity Products and Supplements I proudly offer! Visit my website at http://www.threedimensionalvitality.com and learn more about the products and my coaching plans!
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6 Responses to Hydration and Health

  1. JD Wininger says:

    Absolutely essential Ms. Ann. I can honestly say, the more water I drink during the day, the better I feel at night.

  2. Debbie W. Wilson says:

    So impressive. Such a simple thing to do, yet it is easy to be enticed by all the flavors of drinks available.

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