Reasons to HYDRATE!
Water is not only a natural appetite suppressant, but it actually helps the body metabolize fat. When the body does not have a good supply of water to draw from to perform required physiological tasks, it will draw water from inside the body’s cells, including fat cells, in order to perform the desired tasks.
Any fat stores in the body that are drawn on for water, are less likely to be mobilized and burned off as energy, resulting in increased fat stores over time if you were to remain in a constantly dehydrated state.
Kidneys & Liver:
In addition to this, did you know that the kidneys need a specific and plentiful water supply to function properly? If the kidneys are functioning at low capacity, they will recruit the liver to pick up the slack. One of the liver’s primary functions is to metabolize stored fat for the body to use as energy.
It is only logical to say that if the liver is half occupied doing what the kidneys cannot do on their own due to lack of water, then it will not be able to perform its own functions, metabolizing fat being the most applicable in this case, with full effectiveness. So if it is metabolizing less fat, than it only goes to say that full fat loss cannot be achieved.