Water is fundamental for our health and wellbeing as it assists in the maintenance of our core physical temperature and helps remove waste byproducts from our bodies via the processes of sweat, urine, and bowel motions.
It is recommended that men should drink approximately 3.7 litres of water every day, and women should drink around 2.7 litres of water a day. Water helps us work correctly, improves digestion, and lowers blood pressure, benefiting detoxification.
As the weather cools down, many of us feel less thirsty. However, winter's harsh conditions can harm your body, leaving your skin dry and your body weak. The common signs of dehydration are tiredness, muscle cramps, headaches and dizziness.
Throughout this article we will give you some simple tips and tricks to stay hydrated this winter.
Be sure to start each meal with a glass of water
The best way to drink more water is to have one glass of water around the same time as a meal, as this helps serve as a reminder to drink more and get the recommended cups of water per day.
Always carry a reusable water bottle
Keep your water close by so you don't forget to drink it. It can be helpful to have your water bottle by your desk, in your car's cup holders and next to your bed. Doing so will help you remember to drink enough water throughout the day.
Use apps or hydration reminders
Another super simple and effective way to help you increase your water intake is to use different apps to figure out your water goals and keep track of your progress. Drinking enough water has been linked to several health benefits, such as regulating your body temperature and reducing headaches. Apps that remind you to drink more water are an excellent way to track how much water you are consuming.
You could also use a reminder tool that encourages you to drink more water. The Pure Water Systems Ulla Hydration Reminder promotes a healthy hydration routine by alerting you with a simple flash to remind you to take a drink of water. With the silicone band that comes with it, the Ulla Hydration Reminder can attach to any bottle, glass or cup in just a few seconds.
Eat more meals that are high in water
It's essential to stay hydrated by drinking water, but eating more fruit and vegetables is a great way to help you meet and even go beyond your hydration goals. Eating foods like oranges, oats, melons, carrots, yoghurt, cucumbers, asparagus, cauliflower, and berries that are high in water can help you keep hydrated.
Purchase a water purifier or filter
If you struggle to drink enough water because of the taste or odour of your tap water, a solution to this is filtered or purified water. Filtering your water will not only reduce your exposure to chlorine, parasites, and bacteria but also improve the taste and odour of your tap water. Alternatively, reverse osmosis systems will remove fluoride and 90.8% of total dissolved solids (TDS) from tap water, leaving you with fresh contaminant-free alkaline water.
Bench Top Water Filters
The Pure Water Systems Bench Top Water Filters will immediately improve the taste of your tap water and can be utilised in every aspect of your life to keep yourself and your family healthy. The Bench Top Water Filters are DIY friendly and are ideal if you are renting or are on the move. Shop the Bench Top Water Filters online now!
Twin Under Sink Water Filter System
The Pure Water Systems Twin Under Sink Water Filter Systems are the best way to ensure you always have access to safe and great tasting water in the comfort of your home. The Twin Under Sink Water Filter System provides an extra level of filtration and can be neatly plumbed under your sink and reduce clutter on your bench tops. Shop online now!
RO-5U Reverse Osmosis Water Purifier
The RO-5U uses a 5-stage reverse osmosis process to produce purified alkaline water with a consistent level of pH8+. The stylish system has been designed to complement any home and lifestyle. The compact design allows the system to sit neatly concealed under the bench leaving your kitchen free from clutter.