Are you into drinking enough water every day?
Here’s why you should be.
Your Body’s Main Ingredient
For starters, think about these figures, “up to 60% of the human adult body is water,” and “according to H.H. Mitchell, Journal of Biological Chemistry 158, the brain and heart are composed of 73% water, and the lungs are about 83% water. The skin contains 64% water, muscles and kidneys are 79%, and even the bones are watery: 31%.”
Fascinatingly, “Your body regulates the amount of water in your system. The body holds on to water when you don’t have enough or gets rid of it if you have too much.” So your body should essentially let you know how much water it needs.
Your body simply needs water to function properly. Water acts as a lubricant for your spinal cord, joints, and tissues. Without the water, you would feel much discomfort while doing physical activity.
Oxygen circulation is another reason why water is so crucial to your functioning. According to healthline.com, “reaching your daily water intake will improve your circulation and have a positive impact on your overall health,” since water is responsible for delivering oxygen and nutrients to your body.
This list is merely a drop in the bucket of how water helps us on a daily basis. But, hopefully it is enough to help you realize just how vital water is to your life, and why you should not neglect
Are you on top of your water intake?
How much do you recommend drinking per day?
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