Thursday, 9 August 2012

Drinking Water

Many health experts still insists that the safest thing to drink after eating is water. Drinking a healthy amount of water is vital to the health. You can never imagine just by drinking a healthy amount you can gain tremendous health benefits and sometimes you can even throw away your migarine medicine or pain killer.
Before you can appreciate the benefits of water to your health,  it is better to review the role of water in hum an body.
The human body is anywhere from 55% - 78% water depending on your body size. Do you know that your tissue and organs are mainly made of water?

Muscles - 75%
Brain - 90%
Bone - 22%
Blood - 83%

The function of water in the body is very vital:
  • transports nutrients/ oxygen into cells
  • moisturizes the air in lungs
  • helps with metabolism
  • helps the organ to absorb nutrients better
  • regulates body temperature 
  • detoxifies, protects and moisturizes the joints

 Every cell in the body  - head to toe needs water that is why it is important to drink enough of the fluid.
Take for example 90% water for the brain, if enough water is not supplied to the body, the brain will not function well, headache or migarine will result. Hence, next time, if you feel fatigue and headache, it may be the sign of dehyderation.

    So have you  given your body the water it needs today?