There are lots of small things you can do to feel healthier every day (we recently showed you the 35 best hacks for super-busy people), but when it comes to getting the most benefits for the least amount of effort, drinking water is hard to beat.
Why? Water makes up more than two thirds of our body weight and is responsible for a variety of functions, including digestion, blood flow, body temperature regulation, and overall cell health. Plus, numerous studies have found a connection between water consumption and weight loss,Drinking water is associated with weight loss in overweight dieting women independent of diet and activity. Stookey, J.D., Constant, F., Popkin, B.M., et al. Children's Hospital Oakland Research Institute, Oakland, California. Obesity, 2008 Nov;16(11):2481-8. doi: 10.1038/oby.2008.409. Epub 2008 Sep 11.Water consumption increases weight loss during a hypocaloric diet intervention in middle-aged and older adults. Dennis, E.A., Dengo, A.L., Comber, D.L., et al. Department of Human Nutrition, Foods and Exercise, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Virginia. Obesity, 2010 Feb;18(2):300-7. doi: 10.1038/oby.2009.235. Epub 2009 Aug 6. clearer skin, and even increased productivity. It almost sounds too good to be true, but you can't argue with science!
For all of those reasons and more, we've partnered with our friends at Camelbak to help you (and your entire office*) stay hydrated, healthy, and happy in 2015 by giving away the ultimate hydration package.
What You'll Win:
- Up to 10 insanely fast Relay Water Filtration Pitchers (we're obsessed with ours at Greatist HQ)
- Up to 70 spill-proof, reusable water bottles for everyone at your office
- Up to 35 of the all-new Forge Travel Mugs to keep coffee or tea hot on the go
How to Win:
- Click here to check out our awesome gallery of micro-resolution mantras.
- Pick your personal fave(s) to share on Facebook and/or Pinterest, and be sure to include the hashtag #DitchDisposable.
- Keep sharing throughout the month of January to up your chances even more.
That's it! At the end of the month (by January 29th), we'll tally up the shares to see who inspired the most people to make a realistic New Year's resolution this year and notify the lucky winner.
Here's to your best year yet!
*Valid for companies with up to 70 employees. Package includes 70 eddy water bottles, 35 Forge Travel Mugs, and 10 Relay pitchers.