Diet Tips – Water and Diet

Active ImageWater is the essence of life, but there are people out there who think soda is the essence of life. Many people will rush to the refrigerator and pour a huge glass of soda when they are extremely thirsty when they shouldn’t. Soda is high in fructose corn syrup and has been criticized by HFCS of having a number of detrimental effects on human health, such as promoting diabetes, hyperactivity, hypertension, and a host of other problems.

Water is the most natural thing in the world and it is important to drink several glasses of water a day is necessary to avoid dehydration. Almost 70% of the fat free mass of the human body is made of water, therefore water is required and most experts agree that 8-10 glasses of water daily is the minimum to maintain hydration. The precise amount really depends on the amount of activity, so if you exercise you need to drink a lot more.

Ultimately, it is really important to stay hydrated while you exercise, and the more you drink the better you feel and the faster you loose weight.