Gemma McCaw's tips for increasing your water intake

Tap into the benefits of hydration which can include weight loss, better skin and better mental clarity.

By Gemma McCaw

Increasing your water intake is one of the most effective ways to improve overall health and we’re so lucky in New Zealand to have some of the best water in the world.

Start your day with a big glass of water and try to drink at least four glasses between meals rather than with your food.

Drinking while you eat can cause bloating, indigestion and can dilute your body’s hydrochloric acid, which is essential to break down food properly. Drinking between meals puts our bodies in an ideal state to absorb the nutrients from our food.

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