Updated: Dec 1, 2020
Staying hydrated can seem like a monumental everyday task. As if you don't have enough to do or think about in these unprecedented times we currently and collectively are living in.
Why hydrate? Your to do list is increasingly longer, the demands of life and livlihood are getting harder. Your kids and/or aging parents are demanding every minute of your time to adjust to them, while you wither away from exhaustion. Well, there are simple remedies to encounter and it isn't the all day liquid wine. But, rather a simple yet complex molecule to the rescue, H2O. Yes, it is water. The life giving necessity of water. #lovetheskinyouarein
If you need your water to be more interesting just add some sliced lemon, or cucumber, or homemaid frozen fruit ice cubes. Lemon and cucumber are also good for easy belly bloat.
Filtered water, tap water, bottled water, sparkling water, vitamin water, water cooler; anyway, anywhere you can get it, water is a vital necessity to giving you the hydration you need for optimal bodily function of all your organs, including your mind and skin.
Did you know that beauty is not limited to "skin deep"?
Beauty comes from every living cell in your body. Your body needs that water to help aid in its delivery of nutrients and cleanses toxins, which in return gives back to your skin in the form of nourishment for it's optimal function.
Add High Water Content Foods
Another, most brillant way of getting and staying hydrated is eating high water content foods.
Like watermelon, cucumber, celery, strawberries, apples, broccoli, spinach, cantaloupe, brussel sprouts, tomatoes, romaine, and zucchini. Also, oranges, rasperries, pineapple, and fresh cranberries. Fresh or frozen, pick a few favorites and add them to your hydration to go list. Yes, when cooking some of those fruits and vegies you are removing some of that water content which is fine too. But, keep that in mind. Include that vital water and eat those high water content foods throughout each day to help maintain your hydration and give your body and skin what it needs to look and feel its best.
Do supplements help maintain hydration?
It may also help to include supplements that help your body maintain a healthy hydration level like Vitamin C, D, E, and Fish Oil. It can be hard to keep up a daily diet rich intake of all those those nutrients, so supplementing with those vitamins will help keep your body and skin healthy and hydrated.
Other benefits of keeping hydrated is better sleep, mental abillity and mood. While you're at it hydrate those kiddos and aging parents.
There are other sources of fluid to help with hydration such as tea, milk or milk alternatives, and fruit popcicles. Coffee is a diretic and flushes water out of the system and can be reactive to people prone to acne. So, put hydration first on your to do list and help to love the body and skin you are in.
Note: consult with your physician if you are having issues with hydration.