Some days, we all wish it was just water weight. Speaking of water, did you know…? “Water is the most common compound on earth, the fluid which all life depends upon. Humans need to drink water! It’s the one liquid Humans must have to live. An average person can go nearly two months without eating, but less than a week without water. Yet, important as water is, most of us know little about it, let alone how much water a human needs to consume? The skinny on water: •Water helps to maintain healthy body weight by increasing metabolism and regulating appetite. • Water leads to increased energy levels. The most common cause of daytime fatigue is actually mild dehydration. • Drinking adequate amounts of water can decrease the risk of certain types of cancers, including colon cancer, bladder cancer, and breast cancer. • For a majority of sufferers, drinking water can significantly reduce joint and/or back pain. • Water leads to overall greater health by flushing out wastes and bacteria that can cause disease. • Water can prevent and alleviate headaches. • Water naturally moisturizes skin and ensures proper cellular formation underneath layers of skin to give it a healthy, glowing appearance. • Water aids in the digestion process and prevents constipation. • Water is the primary mode of transportation for all nutrients in the body and is essential for proper circulation.” By Dr. Richard A. DiCenso So go ahead, drink up, then be proud of your actual water weight. It’s helping you lose that other weight you don’t want!