Water is crucial to our body’s organs and cells in order to properly function. After all our body is 60% water and 90% blood.
Here are a few reasons why:
💧 keeps joints lubricated
💧 improves blood oxygen throughout the body
💧 boosts skin health
💧 keeps your brain functioning properly
💧 flushes waste out of the body
💧 regulates body temperature
💧 helps create saliva
💧 protects spinal chord, tissues and joints
💧 helps with physical performance
💧 aids in digestion
💧 helps with nutrient absorption
💧 can help fight off certain illnesses such as; kidney stones, constipation, exercise induced asthma, urinary tract infection to name a few.
💧 boost energy
💧 improves cognitive function
💧 helps improve mood
💧 prevents dehydration
How many glasses of water should you consume on a daily basis? The best way to tell is the color of your urine which should be almost clear. The guidelines are the following; 16 cups for Men and 12 cups for Women.
This does not apply of course to people who have a fluid restriction.