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We have no doubt that drinking water is a biological necessity of the first order, and as part of the general culture we also know many of its benefits, even if only superficially. Specifically, the main one is to generate a greater diuresis, which is the process by which the urinary fluid is discharged from the kidney, thus eliminating toxins from the body. This process is hormonally regulated and is balanced by the amount of fluids ingested, so it is recommended to drink, on average, half of our weight (pounds) in fluid (ounces) daily. For example, an individual weighing approximately 170 pounds (80kg) should drink about 85 ounces of water, which is equivalent to two and a half liters.

The importance of water in our body is such that even the Japanese Medical Society has developed an alternative therapy that consists of a water intake regimen, this treatment can help control some conditions such as gastritis, high blood pressure and even diabetes.

The recommendation is as follows, you should drink four glasses of water (approximately 150 milliliters each) immediately upon waking up, after doing so you should not eat anything for at least 45 minutes. If this amount is difficult for you, you can start with a glass and increase progressively until you reach 4.

Adopting this habit will help you improve the functioning of the brain, since the cells receive oxygenated blood, keeping our brain activity more active.

Because it stimulates the bowel movement, it is an ideal way to combat and prevent constipation. It will also help you clean the skin, so you can help maintain the elasticity of the skin, preventing wrinkles from appearing prematurely.

After the excesses of the Christmas holidays and the end of the year, implementing this recommendation is a great idea to detoxify the body naturally and easily.

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