LAWYERS: Know What is Healthy for You

Lawyers, What Relaxes You?

Lawyers, how do you cope with high stress, long hours, demanding deadlines, competition inside and outside of the firm, and problem clients?

Where do you find refuge? Do you ever feel the need to constantly be on the edge to drink your coffee or alcohol, thinking it will calm you down?

What healthy options are opened to you? The answer may not be farfetched.

WATER has been said to be one of the highest healthy remedies one can find in combating addictions such as coffee and alcohol.

Research shows that our bodies are made up of mostly water, 60 to 65% for men and 50 to 60% for women. The human brain is about 85% water and our bones are between 10 to 15% water. Your muscle is up to 80% water.

The Institute of Medicine stated that an adequate intake of water for men is roughly about 13 cups (3 liters) of total beverages a day. While for women is about 9 cups (2.2 liters) of total beverages a day.

Drinking water has many benefits:

  1. Water is a natural appetite suppressant and, if consumed before a meal, can reduce your overall calorie intake. To spell it out water helps in WEIGHT LOSE.
  2. Do you want to GLOW and SHINE; drinking water might just be the right beauty remedy. Water is known to cure dry, itchy skin as well as increase the skin’s overall elasticity, leaving you looking fresher and younger.
  3. Drinking water can help to increase your overall PRODUCTIVITY. Staying hydrated helps keep you stay focused, alert, and have overall concentration.
  4. Having migraines and wanting a RELIEF, drinking the daily recommended amount of water could help reduce headaches and back pains that could be caused by dehydration.
  5. You need an energy drink, drink water. Drinking water helps boost your ENERGY and replace crucial electrolytes that have been lost through perspiration. You could extend and intensify your workouts!
  6. DIGESTION, water regulates your digestion by speeding up the metabolism and allowing you to have a daily bowel movement.
  7. Having FATIGUE, drinking water helps to relieve fatigue by flushing out toxins and smooth running of the rest of your organs and lubricates joints and can even prevent muscle sprains.
  8. CANCER FREE, drinking the daily recommended amount of water is thought to help reduce the risk of bladder and colon cancer by diluting cancer-causing agents in urine.

You don’t need to rely only on what you drink to meet your fluid needs. What you eat also provides a significant portion of your fluid needs. On average, food provides about 20 percent of total water intake. Many fruits and vegetables, such as watermelon and spinach, are 90 percent or more water by weight.

Remember water is life and a healthy friend.

If you don’t like the taste of plain water, you may add lemon or raspberries with a sprig of mint to it.

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