Importance of Drinking Water

We All Know Drinking Water Is Good For Us , But Did You Know…

Blood is 92% water, bones are 22% water , the brain is 75% water and muscles are 75% water!

Water also:

  • makes up the majority of every cell in our body
  • is the biggest part of our blood and lymph systems, carrying food and oxygen to the cells and carrying away waste
  • helps flush our kidneys to get rid of toxic substances
  • helps balance our electrolytes, which help control our blood pressure
  • helps moistens our eyes, mouth, and nasal passages
  • helps keep the body cool when it is hot and insulates the body from cold acts as a shock absorber to cushion the body’s organs
  • helps lubricate joints and is part of your blood, sweat, tears, and saliva can provide many of the trace minerals our bodies need

Drinking Enough Water Can…….

Improve Your Overall Health and Well-being

Because water is important in so many body functions, getting enough water is key in achieving optimal health.

  • Water helps maintain blood volume, which maintains your energy
  • Proper hydration improves your concentration and reaction time, especially during exercise
  • Water increases the number of calories you burn during regular daily activities
  • Water can help prevent the stomach distress concentrated medicines can cause
  • Water helps rid the body of excess sodium that can cause fluid retention

Help Protect Against a Variety of Ailments

Studies show there may be links between high water consumption and a reduced risk of:

  • Colds
  • Constipation
  • Urinary tract infections
  • Kidney stones
  • Bladder cancer

May Improve Your Appearance

Water reaches the skin last; if your body does not get enough water , your skin will feel the effects more than any other organ. Water can help hydrate the skin, leaving it:

  • Smoother and softer
  • More supple
  • More wrinkle – free

May Help You Lose Weight

People often mistake thirst for hunger pangs, so we tend to eat snacks, when in reality, our bodies just need something to drink. Drinking water can also help you feel full, lessening your desire to eat.

Studies Also Show That Drinking Enough Water May:

  • Give you more energy during exercise
  • Increase the calories you burn during exercise
  • Help your body reduce fat deposits

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