Your body is composed of 70% water. Water is the foundation of all life, but most of us don’t drink enough water as we should and live in a constant state of mild dehydration. Some of the symptoms of dehydration include: Headaches, muscle, soreness, constipation, and dizziness, just to name a few.
What most don’t know is a little trick to make to most of your water consumption. Your cells need water, but how do they get it? The answer is sugar and salt, but just a pinch. This practice is referred to as oral rehydration therapy.
You also may be holding on to extra weight in the form of water. By not consuming and absorbing an adequate amount a water the cell in your body can retain water to store due to the current dehydration state. Your cell need water to perform all of their normal healthy functions. By constantly replenishing their stores they will retain less. Bottom line, drink more water to lose excess water weight.
If you are interested to learn your water weight and if it is in the optimal range, our office’s inbody 520 body scan will measure your water weight in under 90 seconds. This can help you understand if you are consuming enough water or living in a dehydrated state. The inbody 520 also measures lean mass, fat mass, percent body fat, just to say a few.