Keep Your New Year’s Resolutions with Water!
New Year, New You! Sticking to your New Year’s Resolution isn’t easy, drinking more water might give you the right motivation you need. Check out the list below to see how drinking water will help make your resolution stick! Lose Weight Many people see the start of the New Year as a start to begin a healthy lifestyle. A simple change of drinking more water can be just the solution to jumpstart your new healthy lifestyle. Water speeds up metabolism, aides in digestion, keeps tissues moist, and helps to keep you full! If you drink 16 ounces of water before each meal, you can lose about 9 pounds in a 12 week period! If 16 ounces (2 glasses) before each meal sounds like too much, try swapping out a few of your normal beverages with water to gradually work your way into drinking more water. Decrease Stress Being only half a liter dehydrated can increase your cortisol levels, a stress hormone. Stressed people are easily irritable when they are dehydrated. Staying hydrated will keep you focused and reduce feelings of stress! Improve Skin There are countless beauty products on the market, and consumers spend hundreds of thousands of dollars trying to achieve beautiful, flawless skin. Save money and look more youthful and refreshed by drinking more water. Quit smoking Curb your nicotine cravings by drinking more water. Don’t believe us? Check out the Canadian Lung Association’s report. Save money By switching from bottled water to filtered tap water, you can cut down on costs drastically. The average American uses 167 plastic bottles annually, according to Statistics Brain’s report. In the U.S., the annual spending on bottled water is about $11.8 billion. Choosing filtered tap water will ultimately save you money in the long run. Switching to a reusable water bottle can save you hundreds a year! Switching your office’s water cooler to a filtered water cooler from Quench can save you up to 50% versus water delivery costs! Get Organized Empty water bottles or half full water bottles may be cluttering your car, office area, or home. Choosing a reusable water bottle will save you space and keep you feeling organized! And imagine how much office space you will get back when you eliminate clunky 5-gallon jugs when you switch to Quench. Help the Environment Each year, Americans use an average of 50 billion water bottles (and climbing!) however, only 23% of those water bottles are recycled. This causes an increase in pollution and added landfill waste! Simply by opting to use a reusable water bottle, you are saving the earth one sip at a time. And help your office reach its sustainability goals by eliminating plastic water jugs from the office.