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Potential Benefits of Simple Tap Water

Potential Benefits of Simple Tap Water

Water is pure gold. Free gold. Right from your tap!

Drinking water daily can provide you with a wide range of health benefits that might surprise you. Here's some of the benefits that people who drink a couple of litres a day report that water helps.

Digestive Relief

Water helps flush out bacteria, toxins and waste from your system. Water also aids your digestive system in functioning properly and promoting regular bowel movements. 

Glowing Skin

Water provides moisture to your skin, leaving it smooth, radiant and soft to the touch. It even minimizes wrinkles. 

Headache Prevention

Dehydration is a common cause of headaches. Drinking plenty of water will prevent headaches and migraines that develop due to dehydration. Especially if you are drinking alcohol!

Weight Loss

Drinking water can make you feel full and prevents overeating. In addition, your system is flushed regularly, ridding your body of fat. 

Mood Booster

When you are hydrated, your body is more likely to be working like a well oiled machine. Potentially warding of little daily ailments caused by the lack of water. A well hydrated body feels better energized, resulting in a positive mood. 

Increased Concentration and Alertness

Your brain consists mostly of water. Staying hydrated allows you to concentrate, focus and become more alert.

Please don't drink water out of plastic bottles. 100 billion plastic bottles are ditched every year and each one takes 500 years or so to break down. If you are using a plastic container, don't leave your bottle in the sun as chemicals can leach from plastic under stress. 

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