Supercharged Infused Waters

These flavored waters keep you hydrated while relieving some of your biggest health complaints!

Supercharged Infused Waters

Drinking water is one of the best things you can do for your body. It helps regulate body temperature, protect vital organs and even improve the way you look. But sipping on the same old thing all the time can get boring. If you're looking for a more flavorful way to get your H2O, try infused waters! Loaded with fruits, veggies and herbs, these supercharged waters will help you stay hydrated while relieving some of your biggest health complaints.

Citrus Sensation

Many women suffer from uncomfortable bloating. Whether caused by eating too much salt or a hormonal fluctuation like menstruation, water-rich foods such as lemon and cucumber can bust bloat. Next time you’re feeling bloated, try this citrus-infused recipe. You don’t even need to refrigerate it – it can last on the counter for up to three days!

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Q: I end up overeating because it makes me feel better and I never really get full. I'd like to lose weight but this makes it hard. Any suggestions?

A: Being persistently hungry can cause big trouble. So can overeating for comfort/pleasure. These two behaviors, say researchers from Baylor University's Children's Nutrition Research Center, are controlled deep within your brain by serotonin-producing neurons, but operate separately from each other — one in the hypothalamus, the other in the midbrain. They both can, however, end up fueling poor nutritional choices and obesity.

Eating for Hunger

When hunger is your motive for eating, the question is: "Does your body know when you've had enough?" Well, if you are overweight, obese or have diabetes you may develop leptin resistance and your "I am full" hormone, leptin, can't do its job. The hormone's signal to your hypothalamus is dampened, and you keep eating.

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