Water yourself down!
Eat Clean Tip #21:
A 2011 study found that people who drank four or more cups of water per day were 21% less likely to develop high blood sugar vs. those who drank two cups or less.
Eat clean action step: One of the quickest ways to boost energy fast and improve the look of skin is to drink 2 liters of water per day (that is 8 glasses!).
Did you know that 60% of our body is made up of water? Water helps keeps our cells hydrated, helps to keep our bowels regular, flushes the body of any toxins and is also beneficial for boosting metabolism. In fact, research has shown drinking just 17 ounces of water per day boosts your metabolism by 30 percent! Drinking water also helps to reduce hunger and save on calories. An additional study found that people who drank 2 glasses of water prior to meals ate 75-90 fewer calories per meal.
When thirsty – always grab for fresh clean water, water sweetened naturally with fruit or herbal tea. Invest in a portable water bottle as well to help monitor how much you drink per day.