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Research Shows that this Combination of Hydrogen and Oxygen is Proven for weight Loss- and its free!

Research shows that drinking just two 8-ounce glasses of water before meals helps with weight loss. (Study presented at the 2010 National Meeting of the American Chemical Society in Boston).

After 12 weeks, water drinkers lost about 15.5 pounds, compared to non-water-drinking dieters, who lost only 11 pounds.

Not only were those who drank water before meals more successful after 12 weeks, but they also kept the weight off for a full year after the weight loss study and even lost another 1 to 2 pounds.

How Water Aids Weight Loss

The answer is simple- it has no calories, fills up the stomach and making people less hungry.

It is also a healthy substitute for high calorie sugar laden beverages that many people consume.

7 Wonders of Water

1.       Stay Slimmer With Water:

Water revs up metabolism and helps you feel full.  By drinking more icy cold water your body must work to warm the water up, burning a few extra calories in the process.

2.       Boosts Your Energy:

If you’re feeling drained and depleted, water can provide that pick-me up you need. Dehydration makes you feel fatigued. Water helps the blood transport oxygen and other essential nutrients to your cells.

3.       Lowers Stress:

70 to 80% of your brain tissue is water. If you’re dehydrated, your body and brain are in a state of stress.

4.       Builds Muscle Tone:

Drinking water helps prevent muscle cramping and lubricates joints. When you’re well hydrated, you can exercise longer and stronger without “hitting the wall”.

5.       Nourishes your Skin:

Fine lines and wrinkles are deeper when you’re dehydrated. Water is nature’s own beauty cream. Drinking water hydrates skin cells and plumps them up, making your face look younger.  It also flushes out impurities and improves circulation and blood flow, leaving your face clean, clear, and glowing. Water is the ultimate detoxification beverage.

6.     Keeps you Regular:

Along with fiber, water is essential to good digestion. Water helps dissolve waste particles and passes them smoothly through your digestive tract. If you’re dehydrated, your body absorbs all the water, leaving your colon dry and making it more difficult to pass waste.

7.     Reduces Kidney Stones

The rate of painful kidney stones is rising because people  aren’t drinking enough water. Water dilutes the salts and minerals in your urine that form the solid crystals known as kidney stones. Kidney stones can’t form in diluted urine.  You can reduce your risk by staying hydrated.

Are You Drinking Enough Water?

Generally, nutritionists recommend we follow the “8×8 rule.” Drink eight 8-ounce glasses of water a day. You may need more water if you exercise or sweat heavily. You may need less water if you drink other beverages often.

* Thirst is a poor indicator of hydration.  If you are feeling thirsty, you are probably a bit dehydrated.

Other Weight loss tips:

  1. Acupuncture can help with reducing cravings and increasing your metabolism
  2. PGX (a fiber supplement) helps with cravings and stabilizing blood sugar
  3. App Trim– a medical food available by prescription from Evergreen Integrative Medicine works on the cellular level by increasing neurotransmitters involved in cravings and metabolism
  • See prior posts for more weight loss tips

 

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About the Author

Dr. Geoff LecovinNaturopathic Physician/Chiropractor/Acupuncturist/Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist/Corrective Exercise Specialist/Performance Enhancement Specialist/Certified Sports Nutritionist/View all posts by Dr. Geoff Lecovin

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