Easy Tricks To Drink More Water

Adequate water intake is essential for the proper functioning of every system in our bodies. However, our busy lifestyle often doesn’t allow us to stop even for a minute and remember whether you drank enough water today. Here are a few simple ways to start drinking more water.

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1. Establish a schedule

Our bodies and minds respond well to regular occasions, so once you start drinking water at the same rate every day, it is soon going to be a normal part of your daily routine. Drink a glass of water first thing in the morning, then keep a bottle of water by your side during work, and then drink another glass of water right before going to bed. You can also keep a bottle of water by your bed in case you wake up during the night.


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2. Wash down drinks and meals

Always put a glass of water on your dinner table and take a sip after each bite. Whenever you have a glass of juice or a cup of coffee, follow them up with a glass of fresh water. If you are taking any medicine, wash them down with a full glass of water instead of just a sip.

Easy tricks to drink more water

3. Flavour your water

Drinking plain water can get rather repetitive, so if you are a person that always wants to try new flavours, try infusing your water with fruits and herbs. You can use any fruits, berries, and herbs on their own or create interesting combinations. Lemon, basil, mint, strawberries, apples are just some of the flavours you can try.

4. Set alarms

In case you’re having troubles remembering to drink enough water, use modern technology to your benefit! The easiest solution is to download one of the apps like Waterlogged, Hydro Coach, Water Tracker, or iHydrate, which will remind you to drink a glass of water with alarms. You can also set simple reminders with your phone’s alarm clock.

Easy tricks to drink more water

5. Eat spicy foods

Adding pepper and other spices to your foods not only makes your meals more flavourful and gives you a number of health benefits, but also causes you to drink more. Instead of accompanying spicy foods with juices and alcohol, put down the heat in your mouth with a glass or two of plain water.


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6. Add water and ice to your drinks

If you can’t imagine life without a glass of lemonade, juice, or other sugary drink, you probably are not drinking enough water. The trick here is to dilute your drinks with water and ice to both increase your water intake and limit the negative effects of sugary drinks. Add water and ice to anything you drink, or add ice to your blender when you’re making a smoothie.


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Easy tricks to drink more water

7. Find your ideal way to drink

The most common way to drink water is obviously from a glass, but that can get pretty boring pretty fast. If you want to try something new with your water intake, experiment with containers and tools! Many people find it easier to drink large quantities of water through a straw. You can also use your favourite alcohol glass or glass bottle to drink more water.

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My name is Inna. I am a content writer with an English and literature background. As a mother of a 3-year old son, I love learning about children’s health and development, as well as finding new interesting toys and activities for my little one. I am also in love with all things tech and always keep my finger on the pulse of new smartphone and gadget releases. Another big passion of mine is beauty and makeup – every day I read about new trends in skin care and makeup and always look forward to trying them. Plus, I love pop culture, travelling, crafts, and anything that can make our daily life more thrilling!