The best thing you can do for yourself is to stay healthy. And with the adult body made up of almost 70% water, drinking water is vital to stay fit and healthy. Not only does it improve your skin; it promotes mental clarity, aids in weight loss and removes toxins from your body, among others. However, many of us don’t even drink enough water; and with all the fuzz in our daily lives, we often forget to drink water.
Good thing there are hydration apps that calculate how much water you need, tracks what you drink in a given day, and, most importantly, reminds you when to drink water. Now there is no more excuse for you to miss your daily water intake. And just as much as you are mindful of the importance of drinking enough water, make sure you drink only the purest water. With SJ Wave Faucet Filter, you get nothing but pure, safe, and healthy water all the time.
Check out the following hydration apps and start your way to a hydrated body and healthy lifestyle.
If you want a fun way to encourage your child to drink water regularly throughout the day without being too pushy, this app is perfect. Choosing from a selection of cute virtual plant icons, Plant Nanny lets your child grow cute plants every time he drinks water. Now isn’t that fun? Basic information like your child’s weight and age, size of glass he's using, sets the program to prompt your child to water his plant throughout the day in order to keep it alive. Of course, to do that, your child will need to drink water at the same time.
My Water does the basic function of helping you drink water regularly. It calculates the amount of water you need for the day and based on your activities, climate you live in, and your health status, among others. This app supports Apple Watch and is integrated with Apple Health for that full personal wellness track. You might be surprised at how much this app would be useful to you.
WaterMinder helps you stay hydrated during your busy day. Get notifications when you need to drink water; log your water intake from your Apple Watch and see how close you are towards reaching your daily goal. This easy app calculates the necessary hydration amounts based on your body weight or personal goal. It prompts notifications throughout the day, making it easy to hit your target intake.
Make drinking water a habit with Aqualert. This app gives you a customized program fit for your age, sex, weight, and activity level. It has an automatic bedtime mode so you don’t get notifications in the middle of your relaxing sleep. For sure, you wouldn’t want to be disturbed in the middle of your sleep just to be reminded to drink water. A graphic display of your hydration level and daily consumption keeps you on track.
Depending on your weight, sex, lifestyle, and daily activity, Hydro Coach estimates the amount of water you need to stay hydrated. Regardless of what your drink, whether its milk, juice, or soda, this app automatically calculates how much actual water was in your drink. Unfortunately, some drinks such as alcohol, actually dehydrate rather than hydrate you.
Tummyfish is another fun hydration app and is the most playful way to encourage your kids to drink more water. It acts as a virtual friend that teaches our kids the benefits of drinking water while having fun with vitual toys and mini-games as rewards. This app is produced by Nestle forHealthier Kids, a science-based program to help parents instill healthier eating, drinking and lifestyle habits in children ages 4 to 12. With more apps like this, we need not push our kids so much to remind them to drink water every time.
No matter which app you choose, these apps not only remind us to fill our glass but also make it fun for us to keep ourselves hydrated and develop in us that rewarding habit of drinking water. To ensure efficiency, create custom cups for consistent, accurate, and simple logging. Get your app of choice and start that journey to a healthy lifestyle.
Happy drinking everyone!