Invest in a Reusable Glass or Stainless Water Bottle

💡Today’s Tip: Invest in a glass or stainless steel reusable water bottle 
Here’s why: There are actually a few reasons why I recommend my clients make a small investment in a reusable glass or stainless still water bottle, but the main one is to reduce exposure to chemicals. Plastic bottles are a common source of endocrine disrupting chemicals, like Bisophenal A (BPA), which can have some seriously negative effects in the body. EDC’s may impact the following:
  • Increase oxidative stress
  • Alter hormone production in the body
  • Promote obesity through a variety of mechanisms
Just to name a few.
When you’re trying to get to the root cause of symptoms, including weight gain, it can help to decrease your overall exposure to toxins. Making this little switch can have a big impact especially if you are a frequent bottled water drinker. As a bonus you will also be reducing your use of plastic and your contribution to the landfills.
Here’s How: Find a glass of stainless steel bottle that fits your needs and take it everywhere with you. I am known for always having my favorite $14.99 bottle (literally) in hand. This will get you started. If you’re ready to make another simple upgrade invest in a stainless steel drink container for your hot drinks. Take it to the coffee shop, work, and anywhere else you typically get a coffee or tea to go. Some of my favorites come from brands like #ello, #yeti, #hydroflask. But do your own research and you’ll find one that works for you!
Pro tip: I like to have a separate bottle for water and hot beverages like coffee/tea because it is hard to get the residual smell and taste out of the my stainless steel bottles. But for Less than $50 you can get 2 really great bottles.
Give it the 24 hour challenge. Let me know in the comments how it works for you!
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