Making the Perfect Cup of Hot Tea

Okay, so I realize that not everybody has had the privilege of growing up in the Deep South where people don’t even bother to take drink orders, but simply pass around huge glasses filled with ice tea as soon as your butt hits the restaurant dining table chairs…     So how do you makeContinue reading “Making the Perfect Cup of Hot Tea”

Ask the Waiter for Some Water

So how did I embrace the habit of drinking two liters of water per day? Why  has it become just another step in my daily routine?     ********************** Tools and Techniques First of all there are different tools and techniques can I use to help me start drinking the suggested amount of  water eachContinue reading “Ask the Waiter for Some Water”

Mineral Water At Least Makes Drinking Water Much Less Boring

My very favorite segment of the movie Willie Wonka and the Chocolate Factory is when Charlie and his grandfather drink the bubbly water and float into the ceiling. If they can escape the reality of gravity and this great planet full of chaos and concerns simply by drinking bubbly water, wouldn’t we all be drinking itContinue reading “Mineral Water At Least Makes Drinking Water Much Less Boring”

Cool As a Cucumber

If lemon water was water with lemon, or lemon with water…then what do you think cucumber water is?! Exactly?! But do you know the health benefits of cucumber water and why cucumber water has been served at day spas and health clubs all over the world for decades?! First let’s look at the health benefits ofContinue reading “Cool As a Cucumber”

Yes, Actually You CAN Take It With You

Now that we’ve established the fact that all of us should be drinking more water and talked about a few ways to make drinking water more of a habit, let’s look at a few of the things that will make this goal easier to achieve. Sure, you could simply buy bottled water, more on whichContinue reading “Yes, Actually You CAN Take It With You”

But Water Is SO Boring and Has Absolutely No Taste

Okay, so now we’ve established the fact that drinking water each day is important in maintaining our overall health and well-being. Water is required for all sorts of  reasons—including flushing toxins and waste products from our bodies, helping with digestion, keeping us “regular,” preventing dehydration, helping with weight loss, hydrating the skin, reducing the signs ofContinue reading “But Water Is SO Boring and Has Absolutely No Taste”

Just Exactly HOW Much Water Should We All Be Drinking Each Day

There is no hard and set rule as to how much water each of us should be drinking each day, but the fact is that only 22% of American men and women are drinking the eight or more cups needed each day to enjoy the complete benefits of water listed in my last post….even though waterContinue reading “Just Exactly HOW Much Water Should We All Be Drinking Each Day”

Why We Should All Be Drinking Water Everyday

  What if I were to tell you that there is one “food” that has no calories, fat, carbohydrates or sugar….a “food” that if consumed adequately and regularly can provide numerous health benefits and can prevent or help treat many health problems—including fatigue, headaches, feeling irritable or anxious, constipation and other digestive disorders, insomnia, asthma, allergies, constipation, high bloodContinue reading “Why We Should All Be Drinking Water Everyday”

When life gives you lemons, drink them

     August is also National Water Quality Month. Being dehydrated can negatively impact everything from your mental focus to energy and metabolism.     One of the most important purchases you can make when creating a more healthy home and lifestyle is a water filter.  The type of filter that you should buy depends onContinue reading “When life gives you lemons, drink them”