The Magic Weight-Loss Elixir

beautiful woman drinks water from a glass and shows deliciousThere is one thing that will support you in your efforts to eat only when you are hungry and stop as soon as you even suspect you are full.  Our bodies are made up of roughly 75 percent water, and that increases to nearly 85 percent in the all-important area of brain tissue.  According to the book “ Your Body’s Many Cries for Water”, many of the aches and pains that people experience on a a daily basis, including hunger, are actually the preliminary effects of dehydration.  This is one of the reasons why sometimes no matter what you eat, it doesn’t feel as though it “hits the spot.”

Because it’s virtually impossible to tell the difference between this thirst signal and authentic hunger, it’s a good idea to make your first response to hunger pangs a fresh glass of water.  If you’re not hungry afterward, it was thirst – if you still are, dig in!