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Choosing Water

Choosing water instead of sugary beverages or soda is a great first step to an overall healthy diet. Everyone should try to drink 8 – 12 cups (8 ounces equals 1 cup) of water every day. Just take it one day, one drink at a time.

Here are some ways you can make the switch:

  • Make the choice easy. Keep water in your refrigerator at all times.
  • Drink water in front of family and friends – it sets a great example!
  • Flavor your water with fruits or vegetables for tasty drinks with no added sugar. To get started, try this Cucumber Mint Breeze recipe.
  • Set up spa-style water for your next meeting.
  • Chill water with lemon ice cubes.
  • Find a reusable bottle that’s easy to clean and carry.
  • Drink water with every meal and snack.
  • Drink water first thing in the morning, when you are naturally thirsty.