The next time you’re fatigued at work, drink a glass of water to feel replenished. According to a study published in the British Journal of Nutrition, dehydration is a main cause of mental fatigue and memory.
Researchers studied 26 healthy men, and learned that even mild dehydration could challenge ones energy level. They also said that imbalanced electrolytes in body fluid could impact specific regions of the brain.
If you’re not a big water drinker, hydration can come from certain foods too like chicken noodle soup, watermelon, salads, rice and ice cream.
According to the United States Department of Agriculture men from age 19 to 30 years of age should be drinking 3.7 liters of water per day, or about 16 cups. Proper water drinking amounts can reduce the habit of overeating, alleviate headaches, and can even assist with back pain.
Water also keeps body temperature at a moderate level, and it also raises your metabolism for proper food digestion.