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8 HEALTH BENEFITS OF DRINKING WATER

Drinking water is important for keeping a good health. The amount of water we consume daily can be influenced by different things like the climate we live in, how physically active we are and if we have any health-related problems. Our body weight is approximately 60 percent water and as much as we need water to stay alive, it is important to note that we lose water through sweating, breathing and during digestion; so it is necessary to rehydrate the body by taking fluids.

There are general misconceptions people still have about drinking water which include:

Everyone needs to drink eight glasses of water a day: The Institute of Medicine recommends that women should make efforts to take eight glasses of any fluid and not just water a day.

Bottled water can cause tooth decay: Bottled water in itself doesn’t cause the teeth to decay, but it also doesn’t contain any fluoride, which is added to tap water to help prevent tooth decay.

You need sports drinks, not water, to function at a high level in athletics: Enough fluid, especially water, is most important for all age group active in sports as it is the single most important way the body can transport nutrients, energy and remove heat during exercise.

Below are benefits of drinking water

Water can help with weight loss

Water protects your tissues, spinal cord, and joints

Water gives you more energy

Water boosts the immune system

Water is a natural remedy for a headache

Water reduces your chance of getting wrinkles

Water keeps the digestive system normal

Water helps to regulate the body temperature

DO NOT FORGET TO TAKE A GLASS OF WATER TODAY!

 




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