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Drink Water Lose Weight

Aug 28th 2011 at 9:34 AM

Drink Water, Lose Weight! 

The human body is made up of more than 70% water
Brain = 75% water
Blood = 80% water
Liver   = 96% water!


Both the quantity and quality of the water we drink can determine our body’s ability to shed excess fat, as well as benefit all of our body’s systems in the following ways:

Water is a natural appetite suppressant.  (Journal of the American Dietetic Association)

Improves skin tone and elasticity. (WikiAnswers)

Aids in more effective digestion and soothes digestive problems.  (Building Muscle101)

Improves detoxification in the body by flushing contaminants out of vital organs.  (Occupational and Environmental Health Research Group, Stirling University, Scotland)

Enhances nutrient absorption. (British Medical Journal)
Improves the respiratory system functions by adding moisture to ear, nose, and throat.   (Mayo Clinic)

Helps the liver convert stored fat into usable energy
(Obesity Conference, Phoenix, AZ 2008)

Speeds up your metabolism.
(Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism: Franz-Volhard Clinical Research Center in Berlin) 
Helps reduce cholesterol.  (International Journal of Obesity)

Helps tone your muscles when they’re properly hydrated.  (WebMD)
Prevents your body from retaining water.  (Ironman Magazine)

Stops you from confusing hunger with thirst. (Heidi Skolnik, MS, certified dietitian-nutritionist)

Decreases mindless snacking. (WikiAnswersHow)

Increases your energy by maintaining blood volume that carries oxygen to your muscles.  (WebMD)

Aids in heat regulation of the body.  (Building Muscle101)

Provides joint lubrication.  (Building Muscle101)

Wards off headaches.  (WebMD)


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