Here are five tips on why water is so important—water:
- Protects your heart
Drinking a large amount of water could help prevent heart attacks.
- Gives the brain a boost
Water provides the brain much needed oxygen to perform at optimum levels.
- Helps save money
Soft drinks are becoming increasingly more expensive at restaurants; drinking water can be a cheap alternative.
- Helps you lose weight
Drinking water has the ability to increase your metabolic rate, thus helping your body’s ability to burn fat.
- Keeps you alert
Dehydration is a huge cause of fatigue; drinking water can keep you alert and active during the day. (Shape Magazine).
These tips were found by Christy Harbinson who is a member of the Arcola Church Health and Wellness Ministry. She is a Certified Group Fitness Trainer. "Fitness has always been my passion. The body is our temple, we must take care of it!," is Christy's motto. She is a nutrition enthusiast as well.