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16 Alarming Side Effects of Not Drinking Enough Water

Eat This, Not That! Logo By Bianca Mendez of Eat This, Not That! | Slide 1 of 17: Ever notice how we recommend drinking more water in basically every article on weight loss, health, and fitness? We’d hate to sound like a broken record, but water is imperative for your health. (Our bodies are, in fact, made up of about 60 percent water.) So, it’s not a bad idea to guzzle it and avoid dehydration so that your system functions properly. From stopping belly bloat to warding off diseases, getting enough water is one of the most important things you can do. There are some drastic physiological effects, so it’s better not to find out what happens when you don’t drink enough water.Still, some people barely drink any water. And when these water-phobic people do drink, they might drink belly-busting beverages like soda or fruit juice. While you will get some water and hydration from these things—and you can get water from certain water-rich foods—you should still make hydration from plain water a priority.Read on to find out more about what can happen if you don’t drink enough water. Fortunately, adding more water to your diet might be easier than you think. It might take a conscious effort at first, but these 17 Water-Rich, Hydrating Foods are a great place to start.

16 Alarming Side Effects of Not Drinking Enough Water

Ever notice how we recommend drinking more water in basically every article on weight loss, health, and fitness? We’d hate to sound like a broken record, but water is imperative for your health. (Our bodies are, in fact, made up of about 60 percent water.) So, it’s not a bad idea to guzzle it and avoid dehydration so that your system functions properly. From stopping belly bloat to warding off diseases, getting enough water is one of the most important things you can do. There are some drastic physiological effects, so it’s better not to find out what happens when you don’t drink enough water.

Still, some people barely drink any water. And when these water-phobic people do drink, they might drink belly-busting beverages like soda or fruit juice. While you will get some water and hydration from these things—and you can get water from certain water-rich foods—you should still make hydration from plain water a priority.

Read on to find out more about what can happen if you don’t drink enough water. Fortunately, adding more water to your diet might be easier than you think. It might take a conscious effort at first, but these 17 Water-Rich, Hydrating Foods are a great place to start.

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