Water is a necessity in the human body as the body is made up of 70% water and it is needed in the right amount for proper functioning.
Some of the importance of water are;
1. Relieves Fatigue
Drinking water helps you think, focus and be more alert.
2. Promotes Weight Loss
Water has zero calories, it raises your metabolism, removed by product of fat and is a natural way to suppress appetite.
3. Flushes Out Toxins
Flushed out waste through sweat and urination, reducing the risk of kidney stones and UTI’s (urinary tract infections).
4. Improves Skin Complexion
Moisturizes the skin keeping it fresh and smooth. Gets rid of wrinkles.
5. Aids Digestion
Helps digest the good and prevents constipation.
“Drinking water and staying hydrated is great for maintaining hydration and helps improve the function of your heart, brain and muscles” Mica Sood Pediatric NP at Tangipahoa Community Health Center in Hammond, La.
Other key functions of water are;
It lubricates the joints.
It forms saliva and mucus.
It cushions the brain, spinal cord, and other sensitive tissues.
It regulates body temperature.
It helps maintain blood pressure.
The airways need it.