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Water presentation, Advantages of drinking water,


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Water presentation, Advantages of drinking water,

  1. 1. BY: AELYA SHAH
  2. 2. The behavior we modified  To drink more water than what we do now  To drink less soda than what we do now
  3. 3. Our short term and long term goals  Short term goals: Each week drink 10-20oz more than the week before. Each week drink less soda. ●Long term goals: Continue to drink recommended amount of water. Stop drinking soda.
  5. 5. HOW MUCH WATER IS ENOUGH?  We should drink eight glass of water a day
  6. 6. Others say to divide your body weight by 2 to get the ounces you need to drink a day Ex) A man is 175lbs. How much water should he drink? 175/2=about 88oz
  7. 7. WEIGHT LOSS=WATER  The researchers estimate that over the course of a year, a person who increases his water consumption by 1.5 liters a day would burn an extra 17,400 calories, for a weight loss of approximately five pounds.
  9. 9. WATER AND YOUR DIET  Key part of weight loss program  Helps body remove fat  Helps overall health  Suppresses appetite by filling up stomach some experts say that it is hard to distinguish between hunger and thirst so drink water and wait 20-30 minutes to see if still hungry  helps reduce fat deposits
  11. 11. Your lungs and water  Lung tissue are moistened by water as they take in oxygen and release carbon dioxide  Allergies and asthmatic symptoms may be a sign of not enough water
  12. 12. Body temp and water  Water is bodies coolant regulating body temp by perspiration  Must drink as much water in winter as in summer  3% water loss can result in health problems  15% water loss can result in death
  13. 13. Your brain and water  Brain contains 90% water  When body is well hydrated one will notice an increase clarity in thinking  Less water decreases energy generation in the brain
  14. 14. Your heart and water  Heart contains 75% water  Blood contains 85% water  Hydration increases cardiovascular system  Dehydration can result in: hardening of the arteries, high blood pressure and cholesterol
  15. 15. Your kidneys and water  Kidneys filters blood, concentrating waste and sends it out in urine  Dehydration causes kidneys to recycles dirty water to remove waste
  16. 16. Your digestive system and water  Food needs water to properly digest  Hydration can reduce: heartburn, acid stomach, gas, and constipation  Dehydration can cause: weight gain, poor muscle tone, water retention
  17. 17. Your joints and water  Water lubricates joints and lets you move freely  Water maintains elasticity and easy movement for connective tissue of joints
  18. 18. Water vs. Caffeinated beverages  Water is ranked 2nd as essential for life  Water is fat free, cholesterol free, low in sodium and no calories  There is no such thing as too much water  There is an abundance of water to drink  Caffeinated beverages act as diuretics –makes you go to the bathroom more  Women who drink 2 cups of caffeinated beverages have a 30% increase for miscarriage  Can raise blood pressure for minutes to hours  Can cause irregular or fast heartbeats  Helps reduce headaches
  19. 19. Conclusion  Water is more than just a thirst quencher  Water plays an important part in our body  We cannot live without water  There is no substitute for water  Everyone need to drink around 80oz of water a day  Water is essential for overall health