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Improve Your Water Drinking Habits With These Stylish Bottles

by Voices Wellness 10 Mar 2021
Photo: SOMA

Maintaining your recommended daily water intake will be a breeze with these stylish and lightweight bottles. By SAMANTHA FRANCIS

Staying hydrated is a habit that most of us have been instilled with since we were little, from being sent off to school with water bottles to being reminded to drink up after a day out playing in the sun. But as adults, our water drinking habits can change drastically, especially with easy access to caffeine, alcohol, and bubble tea.

Unlike these beverages, which contain empty calories with little beneficial nutrients for the body, water hydrates the body without leading to weight gain or obesity. If you’re based in sunny Singapore, the Health Promotion Board recommends a daily intake of eight to 10 glasses of 250 ml each.

Aside from helping body systems to function properly, drinking sufficient water also aids digestion, prevents constipation, regulate body temperature, and even rids toxins. To improve your water drinking habits, consider setting a daily water intake goal and creating the habit of drinking at least one glass of water before each meal. A good way to drink more water is to always have a reusable water bottle by your side—this also ensures that you won’t have to buy single-use plastic bottles while you’re out and about.

Here are five we love:

Photo: Klean Kanteen

For the eco-friendly: Klean Kanteen Insulated Reflect Bottle

Simple yet stylish, this water bottle is crafted using sustainable harvested bamboo, stainless steel, and food-grade silicone. As one of the best insulating flasks in the market, the bottle promises to keep your iced beverages cool for up to 40 hours.

More information here.

Photo: SOMA

For the minimalist: SOMA Glass Bottle

Available in six striking hues—from blush to mint, this silicone-sleeved glass bottle is lightweight and durable. The natural bamboo cap is also leak-proof and made from a renewable resource. For each bottle purchased, a donation is made to its non-profit partner charity: water.

More information here.

Photo: Larq

For the hygienic: Larq Self Cleaning Water Bottle

Perfect for those particular about cleanliness, this reusable bottle features a built-in UVC LED light that eliminates bacteria build-up every two hours. Plus, the double-wall vacuum insulation keeps water cold for up to 24 hours and hot for up to 12 hours.

More information here.

Photo: Lululemon

For the sporty: Lululemon The Hot/Cold Bottle

Designed for gym bunnies, joggers, and yogis alike, this bottle features a single-touch open-and-close lid for easy one-handed drinking on the go. Made of stainless steel, the bottle is double-walled and vacuum-insulated to keep your drink hot or cold. It also fits seamlessly into most cup holders for in-transit convenience.

More information here.


For infused water: MAMI WATA Fruit Infuser Water Bottle

If you don’t fancy the plain taste of water, consider infusing yours with citrus fruits or herbs such as mint for an extra boost of flavour. This bottle is designed for that purpose, with shatterproof BPA-free plastic and a neoprene sleeve to prevent build-up of condensation.

More information here.


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