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Tuesday, May 3, 2016

Staying beautifully healthy this summer: 3 Less Known Benefits from Hydration

It’s summer and people’s idea of quenching thirst is sipping a fancy fruit punch or a cold coke under the sun. And while it’s true that these tasty treats are so hard to resist, none of them can compare to the most natural and best thirst-quenching gift of nature—water! But did you know that water has more wonders aside from relieving thirst? Now before you go on buying a can of that coke, here are some not-so-known benefits you’ll get from drinking water:

1. On Metabolism

Trying to lose some few pounds? There’s an easy and thirst-relieving way of doing that: drinking water! A study from the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism found that drinking about 17oz of water can increase your body’s ability to burn fat. Along with increasing your metabolic rate, water also boosts your energy by helping blood transport oxygen and other essential nutrients to your cells.
These benefit, added up to the heat of summer, can surely speed your body up in shedding those extra pounds!

2. For muscle repair

One of the things that trainers recommend on how to recover faster from muscle soreness after a workout is to drink plenty of water. This suggestion has been backed up by a study in the Journal of Athletic Training, which found out that dehydration can increase the severity of delayed onset muscle soreness. Muscle injury after a workout can be repaired by synthesis of proteins in the cells with the help of, of course, water!

3. For younger looking skin

Some say that water is nature’s own beauty cream. They are not wrong. It is proven that deep wrinkles develop when you’re dehydrated. Water is badly needed by our body that when dehydration happens, water is being pulled away from all the organs, including the skin (especially the skin). This damages the skin cells and eventually causes wrinkles resulting to a thin and saggy skin. Drinking a lot of water, therefore, makes the skin cells look plump resulting in a younger looking skin. However, this does not mean that consuming a lot of water is a remedy to an already wrinkled skin. It’s just that proper hydration decreases the chances of developing wrinkles.

Now, still thinking of buying that cold coke?

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