If you find it difficult to drink water, or you simply don’t
like the taste, then you are not alone. Many people find
they need a water 'diet' to help them keep on track. So for
you, here is a program easily followed to ensure you are
well hydrated every single day.
When you wake up you will often be thirsty because your body
loses water while you are sleeping through breathing and
A few changes will happen when you start out with your water
program. Obviously you may find that you need to 'spend a
penny' more often. Why? Because you body isn't used to being
There is absolutely is no doubt about it. When you start
drinking enough water regularly, there are great benefits.
You may notice your skin significantly improve and even
tired muscles will thank you. Many people find their energy
is increased and constipation and headaches are reduced, as
well as hunger pains.
Now here's the really exciting part…many people notice a
reduction in weight and centimetres, as their body's water
store become redundant and so decrease. If your diet has
been one that did not provide you with adequate water, your
body will have developed a pattern of storing water. It's
part of the body's in-built survival mechanism - to store up
the essential nutrients in short supply…just in case they
aren't available in the future. So if you don't drink enough
water, you are 'conditioning' your body to store water. And
water is bulk and unwanted centimetres.
It's so simple...drink water! 6-8 large glasses a day.
On waking up
Drink a large glass of water
with a slice of lemon for zing.
Drink another glass of water with breakfast or a
cup of herbal tea before setting off for the
Snack on a piece of juicy fruit such as orange,
watermelon, cantaloupe, honey dew. Have a glass
of water and perhaps try a dash of herbal aloe
juice which is wonderfully soothing to the
Think of soup or have a glass of water before
your meal, or perhaps a herbal tea.
While you are preparing your evening meal, drink
a glass of water and snack on some crunchy fresh
Sip a glass of water before your meal with a
dash of your favourite fruit juice for flavour.
Before bedtime drink your final glass of water
and sleep well!
Source: Adapted from Herbalife Today Magazine
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