How to Drink More Water Every Day to Keep Hydrated

By September 22, 2016

Are you drinking enough water? Experts recommend drinking at least 8 cups of 8 ounces of water every day. But over 40% of American adults drink less than four and 7% reported drinking no water at all on a daily basis. Not drinking enough water can give you headaches and make you feel dizzy or tired. Then, how to drink more water to stay health and hydrated?

1. Drink Water Right When You Wake Up

According to some studies, drinking water in the morning the first thing after waking up is a healthy lifestyle. When you wake up after a long sleep, your body is naturally dehydrated. Drinking a cup of water helps rehydrated your body. Besides, this habit is a good way to purify your internal system. By the way, it is not recommended to drink salt water in the morning, warm water is better.  

drink water after waking up

2. Keep Your Water Close

It’s easy to remember to drink water when you can see water nearby. Keep a mug or a large pitcher of water at your desk, by the bed at home and on the coffee table as a constant reminder. When you are going out, remember to keep a bottle of water to drink on the go.  Try Ecooe water pitcher at home and water bottle on the go. 

keep water close

3. Add Flavor to Your Water

Do you think your water is tasteless? Then add some fruit to the water to make a cup of delicious water, so that you are willing to drink more. Add lemon, orange slices, mint, strawberry or watermelon to flavor your water. Try to make a cup of lemon water to get started. 

Add flavor

4. Use an App to Track Your Cups

There are many free apps in the market to help you track how many glasses you’ve finished. For Android users, Water Drink Reminder is recommended. If you are iOS users, Daily Water Free may be your choice.

daily water free

5. Drink Tea or Coffee

Millions even billions of people prefer coffee or tea than water. This is also a way to hydrate your body. But, remember, drink too much coffee or tea is harmful to your health. Too much caffeine intake is dangerous. 

drink coffee or tea

6. Eat Juicy Foods

If you do not remember drink water, then eat it. Many fruits and vegetables contains a fair amount of water, like cucumber (96% water), zucchini (95% water), watermelon (92% water), and grapefruit (91% water). 

eat water

The above 6 tips teach you how to drink more water. Drinking water is very important to stay health, but do remember that everything has its limits and it’s not good to go too far. Moderately drinking water is good for human body, while excessively drinking water is bad for human body. 

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Comments (39)



  1. not much water just tea

  2. I prefer bottled water or lemon water as my drink during the day.

  3. i drink more water by setting a timer on my phone. i heard you are suppsed to drink half your body weight in oz of water per day, which for me is a lot, LOL, so i ahve to stay on it.

  4. Drink more beer

  5. I drink water all day long but do like to infuse it with fruit for some flavor from time to time.

  6. I find if i keep a bottle of water with me at all times its no problem to drink at least the recommended amount.

  7. It’s with me all the time. I’m not keen on water on its own (unless it’s Evian) so I add sugar free squash. If there drink is there, you’ll sip it. If you have to get one then you won’t.

  8. I have a flask which has a section in the middle for putting fruit in. This adds flavour to my water.

  9. I keep my water in a thermos to keep it ice cold throughout the day. I fill it with ice and top it off with water. The ice barely melts and water stays cold. I hate water unless it’s super cold.

  10. I buy Tru lemon packets and put em in my bottled water, i have peach lemonade and raspberry

  11. I try to keep a pitcher of infused water handy – right now I have blood orange water. I always have bottled water in the house. I keep a bottle in my bathroom and find it is a good reminder to take medication and tastes much better than our tap water.

  12. I love slices of cucumber added to water!

  13. I have to drink a minimum of 3 litres a day due to having a liver transplant. I can really tell when I’m slacking on water intake. The first thing I notice is my skin becomes dry and acne prone. I keep a huge cup of water nearby at all times. Drink up people’s!

  14. I have a large bottle of water beside me when I’m on my computer and drink from it regularly.

  15. I drink plenty of water daily. When I get bored with ice water I usually use an infuser to add fruit flavors with fruits such as strawberries, peaches or lemons.

  16. I have a gadget that makes water flavoured with any kind of fruit. I usually have lemon, but sometimes I make cucumber or other flavours.

  17. I like drinking flavoured water – I seem to drink more

  18. Eu tomo agua o dia inteiro

  19. Always take water with me when going out the door, also drink more water at night & on a hot day.

  20. make sure you have water with you in your car.

  21. Fruit infused water is a great way to get enough water.

  22. Drink water out of the spicket

  23. I like making different flavors of water at home, just glad you did not ask me to give up my coffee!

  24. If you are thirsty, have a glass of water instead of grabbing for a soda !! I drink at least a couple gallons of water every day and it is easy to do. water quenches thirst far better than soda or other types of sugary drinks.

  25. It is good for your over all health to drink water .

  26. In it to WIN it! Thank You!!!

  27. I’m going to try some fresh lemons in water, I need to get to the basics for my own health.

  28. yes I think adding fresh fruits cup up will add a lot of flavour to your water easier to drink then!

  29. The best way to drink more water is to make it a part of your daily routine.

  30. Carrying a water bottle to work has helped me increase both my water intake, and ability to track my consumption easier.

  31. Great tips! Water is an amazing thing, it’s insane how many people don’t drink enough of it too! It always makes me feel amazing, and so many heath benefits!

  32. Drink water when you first wake up & throughout the day. Eat juicy fruits.

  33. I keep a glass of water nearby to sip on.

  34. I am not keep on drinking water on its own so add a splash of sugare free dilute orange juice.

  35. bruce