20th Jun 2017

What happens you drink only water for 30 days?

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Amelia Theodorakis

Your body is made up of roughly 60 per cent H2O, so saying that water is vital for keeping you alive and well would be an understatement. Yet, most of us don’t drink enough of it. Australian health and dietary authorities recommend a fluid intake of two litres, or eight glasses, per day.

So, what happens when you drink only water – instead of any other beverage – for 30 days?

Increased brainpower
To operate optimally, the brain depends on the oxygen in water. According to Frontiers in Human Neuroscience journal, when you forgo all drinks except water for 30 days, your mental performance and acuity is likely to improve immensely.

Slowed ageing
If there is a magical anti-ageing elixir on earth, surely it must be water. Keeping your skin and cells hydrated equals fewer wrinkles, more muscle tone and an ongoing youthful appearance. 



Faster metabolism and fat burning
According to a study published in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism, drinking water can help boost your body’s ability to burn fat, increasing metabolic rate by 30 per cent in healthy women and men.

Strengthened immune system
Water helps to renew and maintain all the cells in your body. It also supports the optimal function of your liver and kidneys by flushing out toxins in your blood. So your immune system benefits a great deal.

Stronger heart
Drinking water is essential in order to maintain healthy heart. Oxygenating this vital organ can lower your blood pressure and may help to decrease your risk of heart attack by preventing your blood from thickening.

Strengthened bones
Water acts like a natural lubricant for your joints and helps to rebuild cartilage, which is important in helping your joints to move smoothly and preventing joint damage.

Read more at lifehack.org and shape.com.


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17th Nov 2017
11:36pm
Why publish this drivel?
particolor
18th Nov 2017
4:21pm
Your a week early !! Beer, Spirits, and Plonk is next week !! :-) :-)
KB
7th Mar 2018
11:13am
Drinking a couple cups of coffee a day to prevent strokes. Yes water is good for you. Everything in moderation
particolor
7th Mar 2018
8:44pm
I Dilute my water just in case !!
Aussie
23rd Apr 2018
12:49pm
do you mean you dilute your whisky in water ??? he he he he no no better just ice is good for the blood wowowo
Le Grump
19th Mar 2018
10:24am
More advise on how to make for a dull life.....

Chum of mine made it to 35 doing all the good things....was killed by a truck.....!
particolor
19th Mar 2018
4:56pm
R I P
Martin Rael
23rd May 2018
12:24am
I think only good happens when drink water daily


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