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Drink 8 glasses of water easily

I carry around a 48 fl oz bottle of water everyday. Its easier to keep track of the water in the bottle than how many glasses I drink. I also freeze them overnight and drink it as it defrosts throughout the next day.

- Submitted by HALIANZ 8/3/2015 in Everything Else | 0 Comments
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Decadent Water?

I fill a gallon pitcher with water and keep it in the fridge. What motivates me to drink it? The cucumber slices I put in it! It makes the water so crisp and refreshing, just like a day at a fancy spa!

- Submitted by DRAGONSPIT 2/17/2015 in Healthy Eating | 0 Comments
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Spiked water trick

I meant to buy water flavoring this week but forgot. I don't much get inspired by water, even bottled, and I can drink Diet Coke Cherry or Vanilla Zero by the VAT. This isn't good, even though moderate diet soda consumption is ok. So I got the idea to spike my bottled water with about an ounce of D...

- Submitted by WINDYCITYCYNDEE 8/22/2014 in Weight Loss | 2 Comments
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How to drink 8 cups of water a day!

I found it hard to drink big glasses of water each day and only got through 2 1/2 the first day. The next day I remember a friend tell me she used small 8 oz glass and could drink all eight. I tried it and it work!!

- Submitted by MARYTILLEN02 8/7/2014 in Healthy Eating | 3 Comments
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Getting enough water is as easy as 1,2,3,4

Many say it's hard to get enough water. Here is how I worked up to getting my water:

1. 8 glasses is daunting, but 4 seemed easy. So I started with 1 glass with breakfast, lunch, dinner, and snack.

2. 4 was easy (8 still seemed like too much) so I made my 4 bigger. 4 bottles of w...

- Submitted by NEWLITTLE1 4/27/2014 in Healthy Eating | 2 Comments
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Make hydration a habit

Drink 2 cups of water before you do anything else in the morning. You will feel the difference all day, and you will start recognizing the difference between hunger and thirst cues throughout the day.

- Submitted by SALAM4545 2/19/2014 in Weight Loss | 0 Comments
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Water & more water

Learning to drink at least 8 glasses of water a day has not only helped keep my GI system healthy but also helps with weight loss. emoticon

- Submitted by MOGIRL816 2/6/2014 in Weight Loss | 1 Comment
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Meeting my water goals

When I decided to cut out soda and drink more water, I bought a couple of brightly colored water bottles. I know it doesn't sound like much, but when I see the bright colors, my mood perks up a little bit-especially when I'm having a rough day at work! I also used to think water was so boring, but n...

- Submitted by VSCHULER 2/5/2014 in Staying Healthy | 0 Comments
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Who He is in me, gives me motivation! emoticon

Beloved, I wish above all things that you may…be in health (III Jn. 2).
Whosoever will let him come and take of the water ...

- Submitted by IGNITEME101 12/10/2013 in Motivation | 1 Comment
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Drink up!

Drink your 8 glasses of water every day. Include peppermint tea, and other noncafinated teas in with your water!

- Submitted by JSTETSER 11/12/2013 in Healthy Eating | 0 Comments
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hydration

If I have had my latest meal and am still feeling "hungry" I drink a glass of water, fairly quickly, and wait 10 minutes.... Still hungry?

- Submitted by CLOEARIEL 10/18/2013 in Weight Loss | 0 Comments
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Reaching the water goal

When trying to reach you water consumption goal, use this trick. Buy 1 water bottle per 8oz-10oz you are trying to consume in a day plus 3 extra bottles. If your goal is 8 cups a day (the recommended) than buy 11 bottles. Keep the 8 that is your goal in the fridge and number them. This way you can s...

- Submitted by KAT813 10/9/2013 in Weight Loss | 0 Comments
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What's healthy in the Junk Food You are craving after workout?

I've noticed that after a good workout, when I am suddenly "craving" some junk food like ice cream or something cheese-y etc, if I take a moment to think about what is in the food that might be soothed with a healthier substitute. For ice cream, I usually find a small container of Greek yogurt with ...

- Submitted by PROVERBS31JULIA 7/31/2013 in Healthy Eating | 0 Comments
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Your "hunger" might be THIRST!

If I feel "hungry" when I know I shouldn't (it's not near a meal or snack time), that's a signal to me to go drink another full glass of water. 9 times out of 10, my "hunger" vanishes-- and I'm getting all my water in! e...</p>
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A simple way to curb mindless eating

If I'm wanting to eat I ask myself two simple questions:
Are you hungry? Are you willing to eat fruits or veggies?
If the answer to both of those is yes, then I know I'm truly hungry and I eat something healthy. If the answer to either of those is no, then it's off to drink some water and do ...

- Submitted by AMMCCARTER 6/6/2013 in Weight Loss | 2 Comments
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Read even the Healthy Food ingredient lists, SNEAKY Food industry!

Be sure to read all packaged food labels. The food industry is sneaky with the chemicals and word replacements. Soy and sugar replacements seem to be in everything!

Even the healthiest “packaged” foods can shock you. READ every label. The food industry can be SNEAKY!!

http://www.s...

- Submitted by MIPALADY23 4/26/2013 in Healthy Eating | 0 Comments
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Read even the Healthy Food ingredient lists, SNEAKY Food industry!

Be sure to read all packaged food labels. The food industry is sneaky with the chemicals and word replacements. Soy and sugar replacements seem to be in everything!

Even the healthiest “packaged” foods can shock you. READ every label. The food industry can be SNEAKY!!

http://www.s...

- Submitted by MIPALADY23 4/26/2013 in Healthy Eating | 0 Comments
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Water!

Filling my 32-oz Nalgene bottle with water when I start the workday, I finish it often mid-day, and sometimes I go for a re-fill.

- Submitted by LOVE1TIF 4/5/2013 in Staying Healthy | 0 Comments
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Drink plenty of water

When I'm hungry, I reach for my water bottle first. Sometimes I realize that I'm just thirsty - not hungry. Before eating meals, I drink water so that I don't eat more than I have used to... emoticon

- Submitted by 120ANN 3/18/2013 in Staying Healthy | 1 Comment
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Getting your water on

An easy way to drink 8 glasses of water a day is to get a tall glass which holds 500 ml or 16 floz. Drink one when you wake up in the morning, another before lunch, again before dinner. Thats 6 down, just two more to go throughout the day and whilee exercising and your done.

- Submitted by DEEZU76 3/11/2013 in Getting Started | 2 Comments
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Drink More Water

I bought 2 small cups that hold exactly 8 ounces of water! For some reason I find it easier to drink 8 small cups than make myself drink a huge water bottle! It breaks the water up into little servings and since I am always pouring it fresh each time, the water is cold! :)

- Submitted by ARISAH 2/10/2013 in Healthy Eating | 3 Comments
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Drinking More Water

Sometimes we think we are hungry when really we just need to drink some water! Seriously, my husband and I drink water when we think we are hungry, like late in the evening and wouldn't you know, we don't have the hunger pangs anymore!

- Submitted by 84SABRINA84 2/1/2013 in Weight Loss | 0 Comments
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Water on my daily list

Still struggling with water. Here's my latest idea. Many days I make a daily list of things that need to get done. So much satisfaction crossing out tasks. Well, I just put "drink water" on the list, except I broke it down. "Drink water am, drink water afternoon"....more chance to cross things off. ...

- Submitted by GOROSIEO 1/12/2013 in Weight Loss | 4 Comments
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Vision Board & GOALS

I "vision collaged" my back of the door mirror, this way I "SEE" it all the time!!! Everyday, sometimes several times a day! Foods, Exercises, Physically fit bodies, places I want to go and things I want to do!! Anything that is something to strive for or look forward to I put it on the edge of tha...

- Submitted by MIPALADY23 1/8/2013 in Motivation | 0 Comments
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Flavor your water

I like to add things to my water to make it taste better. A lemon or lime is a great start, but I want a bit more flavor. So I pick fresh mint from my garden and add it to lemons for a tasty treat. I've also seen people add cucumbers. Or even substitute the lemons for oranges.

- Submitted by YOADDICTION101 1/8/2013 in Healthy Eating | 0 Comments
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