Drink Smart. Think Smart.
Your hydration directly affects your body & well-being in unexpected ways.
Take the first sip to healthier living...
Most Australians are dehydrated
The average Australian only drinks
1064mls of water per day.
This is not enough.[i]
Dehydration makes life harder
Water is a building material that makes up a majority of your body. The consistent flow of water is vital to many critical human body functions. Without water, you are not yourself – literally.[ii]
75% of your brain is water. When dehydrated, your mind will fatigue and cognitive performance suffers [ii]
65% your skin is water. Dry, dehydrated skin is more prone to the development of fine lines and wrinkles.[iii]
When you become dehydrated, your metabolism slows down, affecting how your body burns fat.[iv]
Hydration makes life easier
Hydration is your leg up. Drinking enough water can help improve your cognitive and physical abilities and keep your skin resiliently beautiful. [v]
STAY FIT79% of your muscles are water. Hydrating prior to and during a workout will help your cells maintain a balance of fluids and electrolytes, which keeps muscles working optimally.[v]
STAY ALERTBrain cells are made of mostly water. When you’re hydrated these cells are more efficient which improves your cognitive ability.[vi]
BETTER SKINYour skin is an organ made up of cells that are 65% water. When hydrated, water fills the spaces between skins cells, improving the resiliency, making it less prone to wrinkling over time.[vii]
How much do I need?
Take your weight in kg, divide by 0.024 and you get the number of mls you need to consume on a daily basis. For instance, a 60kg person needs 2500ml (2.5L) per day.
Tips to take
Drink water before a meal (You'll also eat less!)
Find a water bottle you like & you'll use it more
Carry a water bottle throughout your day:
During transit | On your desk at work | Out to lunch | Into meetings