The Importance of H20!

By Chefadoo’s Jen Hankin

drink more waterWe all know how important it is to drink lots of water. It’s makes up about 60% of your body and helps with our digestion, absorption, circulation, creation of saliva, transportation of nutrients, and maintenance of body temperature. It sounds so simple, like a recipe, two parts hydrogen and one part oxygen. But H20 is vital for life.

As the holidays come creeping along, it’s easy to forget about taking care of ourselves. I try to eat healthy, cook every night and make it to the gym at least 3 days a week. But a few days ago I just felt off, getting daily headaches.

I took a step back and asked myself, am I drinking enough water? The short answer was no. Yesterday I started counting my daily water intake, and I was shorting myself, by several glasses!

Did You Know: You should be drinking half your body weight in ounces!

more waterI decided to make a daily chart at work, to help track my glasses. And it’s fun, colorful and helps me stay on track. Plus it’s already helping! Headaches gone and I’m feeling more energized. Are you drinking enough water?

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