1_Stay alive: Indeed, you would die otherwise (Warren et al, 1991)
2_Get energised: You want to hack your performance? Well, it’s gonna happen only if you drink enough. Dehydration, which starts from loosing only 2% of your body’s water content, significantly impairs your performance (Armstrong et al, 1985)
3_Hack your brain: Working memory, cognitive functions, concentration, etc… (Grandjean et al, 2013)
4_Be awake: Decrease the fatigue (Ganio et al, 2011)
5_Maintain the homeostasis of your body: Digestion, saliva, sweat, urine, maintenance of the body temperature (Kleiner, 1999)
6_Be less grumpy: Improve your mood (Benton, 2011)
7_ Decrease anxiety (Ganio et al, 2011)
9_Health effects: Prevent cancer, prevent constipation, prevent acute infections, in sum: prevent you from dying (Warren et al, 1991)
10_Prevent headaches: Headaches can be a symptom of dehydration (Ganio et al, 2011)
11_Nutrients circulation: Water molecules serve as a transportation system (Jequier, 2009)
12_Help your immune system (Jequier, 2009)
13_Enjoy the taste: Doesn’t it feel so good to drink water when you’re thirsty, it’s like drinking life!
14_Clean up your body: Waste and bacteria, get the hell out of here through urine and sweat (Jequier, 2009)
15_Avoid the alcohol hangover: an effective way to avoid hangover might be to drink enough water before, during and after the party (Weise, 2000)
16_Weight loss: You actually need water to digest efficiently, in a study, participants who drank water before a meal lost more weight. Water boosts metabolism. (Dennis, 2009)
17_No sugar: Besides the weight effect, too much sugar is dangerous. Drinking water instead of a soda makes a difference.
18_Make your skin looks prettier (American skin association)
_Drink at least 2.5 to 3 liters per day
_Eat fruits and vegetables (dense in water)
_If your pee is yellow white then your hydratation level should be good
_Drink even more when exercising, when partying, when it’s warm, when you’re eating, if your pee is dark yellow, if you feel so, etc…
Now go get one!