In case you didn’t know, there’s a craze for water right now. More and more people around the world have switched their soda for water after realizing the endless health benefits that it offers. Every mom should leap at the opportunity to be a part of this hydration trend. Water is low-cost and is easy to access whether it be from your home water system to the different bottled brands available in stores. Here are some of the amazing benefits that can come through regularly drinking water:
Your eyes are everything, so you must treat them with care. Neglecting your eyes and living an unhealthy lifestyle can lead to various problems. Thankfully, professional healthcare services exist to fix eye problems, such as cataracts, but looking after your eyes will be paramount after surgery or treatment. The great news is you can keep them healthy with water. Eyes love water, and your surgeon will back this up. Without enough moisture, eyes often become dry, itchy, and irritating – basically, a total nightmare for any mom! It’s the last thing you need when you have your children to look after.
To help prevent this from happening, drink water. Don’t worry; you don’t have to drink the entire ocean in a day. Aim for (a minimum) of eight-8 ounce glasses a day to keep your eyes moisturized and hydrated.
Having beautiful skin is everyone’s dream – people are willing to do anything to achieve it. From trying hundreds of different moisturizers to exfoliating like a maniac and visiting a dermatologist, the options are truly endless. Sadly, not everything works. But there is a good solution – water. It’s the secret skincare people have forgotten about until recent years.
Water is the enemy of dry, lifeless, dehydrated skin. By upping your intake, you will hydrate your skin: improving your face’s glow and overall complexion. People will notice, too. Your children and friends will see that you look brighter and healthier – all because you’re hydrated.
Flushing Out Toxins
Our bodies can do incredible jobs, one of them being detoxifying through the liver, urine, and sweat. Drinking water is like giving your body an extra helping hand in these areas, as it makes flushing out all the bad stuff a lot easier. Think of drinking water like taking a shower inside your body. Your body will function better, and you’ll feel great.
As a mother, you’re probably rushed around on your feet 24 hours a day, but because of this, you need to be fit and ready for the constant demands you face. Thankfully, drinking water can make exercise a whole lot easier. It should help to reduce muscle pain and cramping while also lubricating the joints in your body – which is what you need when your body is going through a workout, such as a jog through the park or yoga in your house.
Although water can’t make exercise fun or exciting, it certainly gives you the support you need. Whatever you do, don’t forget to get your water bottle and hydrate before, during, and after your workout.
If you drink a lot of soda, like Coca-Cola, you’re running a high chance of gaining weight. The same goes for alcohol. Water is different.
Let’s imagine that you regularly drink soda during the day. The calories within the soda are going to contribute to potential weight gain. Water (the plain kind) has zero calories. Making the switch to water is going to make you a lot safer from the dilemma of unwanted weight gain.
Water also improves your metabolism, which helps with burning calories, such as when you are exercising. This way, you can lose weight easier.
Water is Your Friend…Make Sure You Drink It
After reading this article, you probably feel like you want to go grab a glass of water, which is great. You can now start your journey to being a healthier and happier mother through the help of water – your new best friend.