The old eight-glasses a day rule could use an update.  According to nutrition experts, your body weight really determines how much to gulp down daily.  To figure out how much you need to consume you take your body weight and multiply by .67.  The result is the number of fluid ounces you need.  Also, don’t forget to add 12 ounces for every half hour your exercise!

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HERE’S ALSO A FEW IDEAS TO HELP:

Use old VOSS Glass Water Bottles to Mason Jars to create healthy fruit flavored water.

Ready to drink and detoxify on the fly!

RECIPES: REPOSTED FROM SKINNYMOM

Slim Down Detox Water: This water is one of our very own and we absolutely love it! Cucumbers are natural diuretics and will help your body release water. Lemons and limes loosen toxins in your digestive tract and will aid in digestion. Grapefruits are high in enzymes that burn fat. If you’re looking to use this as part of a detox to jumpstart your metabolism and cleanse your body, we recommend trying to drink at least a half gallon for 3-5 days! Click here for the full recipe.

Watermelon and Mint Water + Cucumber and Lime Water: These recipes are absolutely delicious and give a fruity twist to your drink! Whether you’re trying to cut down on the sodas, or flush out the toxins, these recipes will definitely please your taste buds! (viaEveryday Roots)

Blood Orange Mint Water + Rosemary Grapefruit Water: These powerhouse drinks help boost your immune system, improve digestion, and will flush out your system!  If you’re looking to switch up your flavored water, these recipes will be the perfect fix! (via Kojo Designs)

New Year Detox Water: This drink is the perfect way to start off the beginning of the year!  It’s absolutely fabulous and is the perfect combination of flavor and will set your resolutions into motion. (via Four and Know More)

Detox Spa Water:  If you’re not a fan of plain water, I would definitely give this detox water a try!  The mix of cucumbers, mint, and lemon give the water a refreshing and yummy taste which will leave you wanting more, which is great for non-water drinkers! (via The Skinny Fork)