Sure way to get 8 glasses of water: water bottle marked with time!

We are told to consume at least 8 glasses of water everyday. Some experts and traditional medicine, like Ayurveda, suggested more.

For good health and a longer life, Linus Pauling, the father of vitamin C and the author of How to Live Longer and Feel Better, recommends drinking a glass of water every hour.

How can we achieve our daily water intake requirement? The answer is a DIY water bottle marked with time! Sure way to get 8 glasses of water: water bottle marked with time!
> Mark the bottle at one hour interval
> Every hour, you should drink about a glass of water (200 ml)
> At the time marked on the bottle, your water should be at that level
(e.g by 2 pm the water should be at the 2 pm level)
>You should finish 1 litre of water at noon. Refill it.
> If you follow the system, you should consume the recommended 8 glasses of water by dinner time
> The marking serves as a visual reminder encourage you to drink water and allow you to see your progress

Sure way to get 8 glasses of water: water bottle marked with time!

> Water bottle (1 litre and see-through)  x 1
> Permanent marker

With a marker pen, draw lines at intervals of 200 ml (A glass of water of water is 250 ml). Then, write the time besides the marked level. If you’ve make a mistake, dont’ worry; rub it off with some alcohol.Sure way to get 8 glasses of water: water bottle marked with time!

Keep these bottles where you spend most of your time e.g on the table in your office. To avoid refilling water at noon, you can make two bottles instead; one for the morning and another for afternoon.

 Sure way to get 8 glasses of water: DIY water bottle marked with time!

If you like, you can write onto your bottle to encourage you to drink more water. What’s your motivation to drink more water? For general health? For a great complexion?

Sure way to get 8 glasses of water: water bottle marked with time!

According to Howard Murad, the author of The Water Secret: Cellular Breakthrough to Look and Feel 10 Years Younger, “Water naturally plumps skin, fills in fine lines and wrinkles, and boosts a lackluster complexion.” So we thought we’ll write ‘WATER: The fountain of youth’

Sure way to get 8 glasses of water: water bottle marked with time!

Do you normally manage to drink 8 glasses of water a day?

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44 Responses to “Sure way to get 8 glasses of water: water bottle marked with time!”

  1. Roz
    May 7, 2013 at 10:54 pm #

    Another way of making sure u drink water but bored with just plain water is Infused Water.ere What u do is just sliced some fruits and place it in a litre of water. Leave it overnight in the fridge and finish it up the whole day. U can top up the water but make sure not to keep it more than 48 hrs. I’ve tried orange slices (2 large oranges in a litre of water) with mint – for the vitamin C and strawberry/kiwi infused water is great too – for the immune system. Try green tea, mint and lime for digestion and fat burning

  2. Sara
    May 9, 2013 at 8:30 am #

    Oh yes, we’ve seen those around. We can imagine the water would taste so good!

  3. Paolina
    July 20, 2013 at 1:02 pm #

    Where did you get this water bottle? I cannot seem to find one like it anywhere!

  4. Sara
    July 22, 2013 at 8:43 pm #

    Try supermarkets or departmental stores.

  5. Dani C
    September 28, 2013 at 11:11 am #

    What brand of water bottle is that?

  6. Tia
    January 18, 2014 at 10:43 pm #

    Where is the water bottle from? Really want it to help me with this!

  7. Sara
    January 19, 2014 at 5:05 pm #

    We got it from the departmental store. Any clear bottle will do!

  8. Kelsey
    February 27, 2014 at 12:22 pm #

    What brand is that bottle?! It looks awesome I really want that kind!

  9. Cathy Roberts
    May 28, 2014 at 1:01 pm #

    I don’t see the fascination with the water bottle it’s useless without the water. I like just plain water please don’t put a lemon in my water when I order my dinner in a restaurant. Remember your body can live for a week without food but within 24 hours of taking your last drink of water things start to go wrong your liver kidneys pancreas all star shutting down.

  10. Claire
    June 8, 2014 at 2:18 pm #

    I love this idea!

  11. stephen
    June 27, 2014 at 5:42 am #

    what kinda water bottle is this??

  12. stephen
    June 27, 2014 at 5:43 am #

    my wife would really love this bottle.. do u know the name brand and what store u got it from??

  13. Jade
    July 9, 2014 at 11:29 am #

    What a clever idea thank you!

  14. Sara
    July 9, 2014 at 11:08 pm #

    You’re welcome!

  15. Michelle
    July 26, 2014 at 12:35 am #

    There’s a professional one for pretty cheap too. My sharpie marks kept washing off! But this one is only $10.

  16. Michelle
    July 26, 2014 at 12:36 am #

  17. Vinnie
    August 8, 2014 at 7:38 pm #

    Which store???

  18. MER
    November 28, 2014 at 8:04 pm #

    COSTCO has a package of two infusers that make steeping fruit in water very easy. It has two different inserts into the top so you can put the fruit in there and remove it easily. It has helped me a lot!

  19. Alina
    January 1, 2015 at 8:39 am #

    Sara, thanks for the great idea but how is this 8 glasses of water if you drink a whole glass in the morning and then in the afternoon? I’m I missing something?


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