After making 4 smalls meals a routine, I realised an easy way for me to get in my water is to have 16 oz/2 cups while I am preparing each meal. Not only do I always remember my water, but I am less hungry and tuck away fewer calories at each meal.
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Upon opening the refrigerator to mindlessly graze, ask: "Do I really need to eat right now, or am I snacking because I'm stressed, tired, or bored?" If it's really the scheduled time to snack, choose a healthy snack instead of the comfort food. If not, choose to shut the door instead of sabotaging the development of healthy new eating habits.
This prevents me from ruining the progress I have made with healthy new eating habits
I find drinking 2 cups of water first thing in the morning everyday helped me to get into a regular habit of starting to get my water intake that is very much needed in order to suppress my appetite and to help me with my weight loss.As I was not a water drinker at all.The body needs at least 6-8 cups of water a day. I am in a habit now of doing this on a regular basis,as it is a part of my daily life now for 7yrs.....my body craves water now and that is the only liquid that quenches my thirst.
If you are having problems with getting your water intake in just add some freshly squeezed lemon to it,by doing this you get the added bonus of ridding your body of fluid retention also. Give it a try.I found it worked for me.Good luck!! 30
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