Habit of the Week: Water

It was a life-changing day, back in early 1998 when I agreed to meet a friend of a co-worker. We talked for hours that night, and of the many topics we explored, one stands out even to this day. We talked about….WATER! I remember asking my now husband of many years, why do you drink so much water? His reply was simple, “…because I know what it does for me.”

Do you know what water does for YOU and

why one of the Habits of Health is drinking water?

If you need a reminder, check out pages 114-115 in Dr. A’s Habits of Health.

He’s got some great information about WHY we want to get our water in daily including:

· “It keeps us from overeating. Studies have shown that when we feel hungry, 30% of the time our bodies are actually signaling for water.”

· “It minimizes or eliminates fatigue, lack of energy, headaches, and unclear thinking.”

· “It speeds up metabolism. A recent study showed that drinking two 8-ounce glasses of cold water increased metabolic rate by 30% for ninety minutes.”

What are you willing to do differently this week to strengthen this habit? Need some ideas? Ask your Health Coach!

Wishing you “The Trilogy of Optimal Health”
-Healthy Body, Healthy Mind & Healthy Finances!


Dr. Mitch Ergas
2820 Lassiter Road, Bldg A, Suite 250
Marietta, GA 30062
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