How to drink water to lose weight

July 2, 2014

 How to drink water and lose weight
 There are many reasons why it is important to drink water, especially if you are on a diet. How to drink water to lose weight?


Causes of fluid intake

Initial weight loss is largely due to water loss occurs, and you need to drink an adequate amount of water to avoid dehydration.

  • The process of burning calories requires an adequate supply of water to operate effectively; dehydration slows down the fat burning process.
  • Burning calories forming toxins (compare with the exhaust gas in the car), and water plays a vital role in that, to remove them from the body.
  • Dehydration causes a reduction in blood volume; a reduction in blood volume causes a reduction in oxygen supply to the muscles; in turn, this causes the fatigue.
  • Water helps maintain muscle tone, maintaining their ability to contract, and lubricates joints. It reduces pain in muscles and joints during exercise.
  • A healthy diet includes lots of fiber. But without enough water fiber can cause constipation instead of helping the digestive process.
  • Water with meals nourishes us faster. However, note that water alone does not have this effect. To get enough, we need volume, calories and nutrients.


How much water should you drink?

It depends on your weight, activity level, air temperature and humidity in your climate and your diet. If you eat a lot of foods rich in water (fruits and vegetables), the amount of water will be reduced.

You can calculate it using a calculator and measuring tanks, but the nature is quite capable of supporting you, how much to drink. If you drink enough water, your urine will be pale yellow, though vitamin supplements or antibiotics Antibiotics - whether they will help you in the foreseeable future?  Antibiotics - whether they will help you in the foreseeable future?
   can change it. On the other hand, should not drink so much that too often run to the toilet. If you are in doubt, drink a little less.

Do not worry about that water gives your body swollen appearance. There are many reasons for water retention in the body, including the use of too much salt. However, water is not included in their number.

You can hurt yourself by drinking too much water, but you should try. Because of neurotic disorders or excessive sports large amount of water can be drunk by dissolving electrolytes (sodium and potassium) in the blood to such a degree that it would disturb the function of the heart, brain and muscle. For athletes this problem is compounded by the loss of sodium (salt) through sweat, but they can drink special drinks to maintain balance in the body.

You probably have heard that if you drink more water, it will help you lose weight. But is water helps lose weight? The short answer is - yes.

Water helps to speed up metabolism Metabolism: The basis of life of all living things  Metabolism: The basis of life of all living things
 , Cleanse the body of toxins, and suppresses appetite. Also, if you drink more water, it helps the body to stop storing water, causing you to lose weight accumulated in the body of water.

So what can be done to drinking the recommended 8-10 glasses of water a day to ensure your body hydration and lose weight?


Drink before meals

Since water suppresses appetite, if you drink it before meals, you will feel more full, and thus eat less. Experts say that if you drink water before meals, on average, you'll use for eating 75 fewer calories. If you drink water just before a meal, you'll use for the year to 27 thousand fewer calories. Thus, you lose about 3, 6 kilograms per year only by water. Now imagine if you drink it before each meal.


Replace high-calorie drinks with water

To lose weight, give up carbonated drinks and juices, replacing them with water. If you believe that water has no taste, add the lemon slice. A glass of water with lemon - is a recipe for successful weight loss, because the pectin in the composition of lemon helps to suppress hunger. If you do not believe that the water really helps to lose weight, give up the sugary drinks for several weeks, and feel the difference.


Drink cold water

Experts say that the ice water speeds up metabolism Improves metabolism and losing weight without dieting  Improves metabolism and losing weight without dieting
 Because the body has to work harder to warm water, respectively, it will burn more calories and help you lose weight. Plus, the cold water is much better refreshing than water at room temperature.


Drink water in the gym

Since water helps prevent muscle cramps and keeps the joints moist, you will be able to engage in longer and more intense. This is another way to lose weight with water.


Drink enough water

If you really want the water that you drink, help you lose weight, you need to follow the rule that is recommended by most nutritionists. Drink 8 glasses of water a day to lose weight and maintain an ideal weight. You may need to drink more water if you are exercising intensely, or sweat heavily; or less water, if you drink these beverages like herbal tea (just make sure they do not contain caffeine).

Experts believe that the amount of water you need depends on your height, weight and activity level. It is recommended to drink every day for 15-30 ml of water for every pound of weight.

How do you know if you're getting enough water? The general rule is: look at the urine. If it is transparent or has a slight yellowish tint, then you enough water. The darker the urine, the more water you need to drink, especially if your goal - to lose weight.


Drink more fluids

Other fluids also provide the body with water, but be aware that diuretics derive water from the body. Diuretic include caffeinated drinks (coffee, tea, cola) and alcohol. If you drink these beverages, drink more water.


Drink water with alcohol

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   and weakness after drinking.


Drink advance

When you feel thirsty, you will not have enough water. Try to avoid this, drink beforehand. Consider a situation in which there will be able to drink water.


Start the day with water

Waking up in the morning, drink two glasses of water to provide the body with moisture. It's simple, and moreover, free of charge.

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