12 Ways to Make Water Less Boring

You'd love to drink more water—if only it wasn't so blah. Add some pep to your H-2-ho-hum with these quick fixes

February 4, 2011
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In case your head doesn't hurt from being beaten over it with this information, here it is again: Water's pretty good for you. It stokes your metabolism so you burn more calories all day. It helps you stay energized, keeps you regular, and can improve your skin. If you replace just one caloric beverage with water each day, you can lose more than 20 pounds in a year--without doing anything else.

But here's the thing: Water can also be...well, boring.

Consider that problem solved: Before you swap a tall glass for a 20-ounce bottle of something sugary (or even a stuffed-with-chemicals "diet" option), try these quick fixes to add taste--and extra nutrients--to the stuff from the tap.

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