Whole Foods Hydration
Being hydrated all the time could be simply choosing the right types of foods to eat. Water eliminates toxins and there are foods that contain water.
If you were to look at our body from a physiological standpoint, our colon needs a significant amount of hydration to simply move our bowel movements through our digestive system. If you were to read six different articles, you'd probably read about 4 different amounts based on body type, body weight, and activity levels. Knowing that, we then tend to get bogged down in knowing how much hydration the body needs in order to make that happen.
I don't believe in saying that there is a set amount of water a person should strive to drink or have specific goals based on a specific quantity of water that should be regimented and tracked. The bottom line is that amount can vary with each individual. If you eat a lot of processed foods, and they make up a large portion of your diet, if you want to improve your bowel movements, it's important to realize those article suggesting you drink a gallon of water a day might hold true for you. It takes a lot of energy to remove processed foods from our body, and water is like the friction that get it moving through your intestines. So is there an alternative?
Replacing those processed foods with whole foods, organic and natural foods not coming from a box would go a long way towards, not only improving your overall health, but also improve your bowel movements because of the water content and enzymes in those foods needed to break them down and eliminate them.
So what should your hydration level be? Once you understand that whole foods improve your hydration and how increased hydration helps to eliminate waste, hopefully you'll put more of a priority on eating more of those types of natural (and non-artificial) foods.
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Jared Toay, aka. the "Digestion Dude" or "Mad Scientist" has actively been promoting the importance of gut health and digestion for more than 5 years. A weight loss researcher, bodybuilder, and creator of a wide variety of fermented foods and drinks, he has had a lengthy journey on his way to healthy living. As an accomplished author and speaker, he has found that the best way to be awakened to our full potential inside and outwardly to the world is through strengthening the gut and brain connection. If you are ready to experience why you are such an amazing human, be sure to follow him on all his social media platforms where you hang out.
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