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Hydration Helper: Drink More Water Deliciously with True Lemon

The struggle to drink more water is still very much an active battle. Although we do triumph here and there, we admit consistency is an issue. We all know staying hydrated is a key factor in being healthy; but how do you make something drink something that has no flavor, no taste, no anything? We’ve tried adding things to our water, like ginger or lemon but the urge to turn it into sweetened beverage is strong. Plus after drinking glass after glass of water, we sometimes feel nauseous. But there is a solution, and one that’s been helping us for the past two weeks, True Lemon Mixes.

Available in water enhancers, energy mixes, tea mixes, and lemonade and limeade mixes, we’ve been happily keeping ourselves hydrated with True Lemon. The low-calorie, powdered mixes are made from real citrus fruits (other True Citrus fruits are also available). They boast zero and ten calories (depending on the mix) and are available in sweetened and unsweetened varieties with no artificial sweeteners or preservatives. The range of True Citrus mixes is also non-GMO, sodium-free, and gluten-free.

We started out with the True Lemon Energy Wild Blackberry Pomegranate because we still needed the sweetness aspect; but after about a week, we started alternating to the True Lemon Crystallized Lemon with no issues. We have even started drinking plain water more. Of course, we still enjoy the above flavors when we need a bit more from our water. Each zero-calorie True Lemon crystallized packet equals the taste of one lemon wedge, which makes it great for recipes that call for lemon. It’s real lemon without the mess.

If you struggle to drink water or need help staying hydrated without the sugary drinks, try these water enhancers and beverage mixes. You too may find yourself changing your healthy hydration habits for the better. To purchase True Lemon and True Citrus, visit www.truelemonstore.com and www.amazon.com.

Scared of Tap Water & the Effects of BPA? Refresh Naturally w/ Premium Icebox Water

In our attempt to drink more water (women should drink 9 cups a day while men should average 13 cups a day), we’ve found ourselves wanting to know more about our water supply, and frankly some of what we’ve come across scares us a bit. Did you know that bottled water is often only filtered tap water? We didn’t realize there was so much to fear from our tap water but we have learned there is. Because of this, we find we’re more inclined to purchasing bottled water, but even that brings up a whole other set of researching on bottling methods, packaging, water sources, etc. The result of our research led us to Icebox Water, a clean, crisp, pure spring water from Canada that is packaged at its source, the True North Spring.

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The naturally organic Icebox Water spring water is filtered in the glacier-carved freshwater fjords (“a long, narrow inlet with steep sides or cliffs, created by glacial erosion”*) of Newfoundland, far away from contaminants. This refreshing, environmentally-friendly, and safe for you, premium spring water has a pH of 7.4, 14.0 mg/L of Calcium, 2.0 mg/L of Magnesium, boasts safe and eco-friendly, BPA-free, pressed paper packaging that contains 76% less plastic than a PET bottle (regular water bottles made of polyethylene terephthalate), is compostable and 100% recyclable, and has a shape that fits just about anywhere. We didn’t realize there was a difference in water until we tried Icebox and tasted how different it was from the filtered tap water and the bottled water we drank. The difference is beyond it being good for you, Icebox made us realize that we didn’t drink more water because we just didn’t like the taste. With Icebox, we easily met and surpassed the required amount of water we’re supposed to drink in a day.

We think everyone should try Icebox Water, a case of 12 – 500ml Cartons is only $12.00, and compare it to their current drinking water, you won’t go back.