Healthy Eating: Tip 1 – Drink Water

If you make one change this week on your journey to being healthier:
→ make it water.

Drinking enough water has lots of beneficial effects.

Its an easy change to make in your lifestyle.

And remember, it has 0 calories ♥

Human Body Composition

  • 60% water
  • 16% fat
  • 16% protein
  • 6% minerals
  • <1% carbohydrate
  • Small amounts of vitamins and other substances
  • Aim to drink 6-8 glasses of fluid a day (1.5L)
  • Water is the best choice
  • Sip throughout the day
  • Dehydration can lead to a lack of concentration and headaches
  • It can also contribute to muscle damage and constipation
  • Long term dehydration can harm your kidneys
  • Other healthy drinks include herbal teas, green teas, diluted fruit juices
  • Infuse a little fruit in your water if you find it boring

Functions in the body include:

  • Brings nutrients to cells
  • Removes waste from cells
  • Regulates body temperature
  • Helps digest food

Check your own hydration levels by the colour of your urine:

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