As a nutritionist, people constantly ask me what's the best supplement, food, or superfood they should include to achieve optimal health.
It's easy to get caught up in trying to find the perfect product, but we often miss one of the most crucial parts of our diet: good old-fashioned water.
You probably already know that about 70 percent of the human body is made up of water, and it’s absolutely essential to human life. Water is like a liquid shuttle that transports elements like nutrients, proteins, hormones, and other chemical signals to where they’re needed most in our bodies.
And yet many of us are dehydrated and don’t even know it, suffering from a number of health conditions when a few extra glasses of water might make a world of difference. After all, water helps to reduce pain, diminishes hunger, keeps our poop flowing, and sweeps toxins away.
But what do you do if you struggle to drink enough water on a daily basis, whether it's because you hate it or find it utterly boring?
Here are some of my favorite ways to give your hydration a healthy, enjoyable makeover: