The importance of drinking water
The importance of drinking water; we know that water is important to our bodies. Water makes up a total of 70% of our total body weight(that is a lot). It is suggested that we drink 8 glasses of 8 ounces of water each day. The more active you are the more water you should drink. Here a few tips about the importance of drinking water and how to make sure that you drink enough.
Moreover, It is suggested that you drink 2 (8 ounces) cup of water as soon as you wake up. Squeeze some lemon juice in the first glass; which should be warm, this will help to maintain the ph balance of your body. The lemon and warm water will get your digestive system working for the day’s activities the stomach will perform. This first glass will also allow you to have a free bowel movement, first thing in the morning.
Water is very important for your kidneys to function, so long as you give your body enough water your kidney will be able to perform its duty of removing toxins from your cells.
When your urine is clear in colour, flows freely and does not have an odour, you know you are drinking enough water.
Also, when your skin is hydrated then you will have healthy skin and you will have a certain glow about you. Dehydration makes you look older than you are, you get wrinkles earlier in life. A lot of water is important to have healthy skin. I would recommend that you use a moisturizer on your skin to help lock in the moisture.
Water is essential for hair growth and strength. If we drink enough water then we will have healthy hair.
For instance, the brain is approximately 80% water, so if your brain is made up of that much water; then it must need water to function properly. Water increases blood flow and oxygen to the brain helps with concentration, balance your mood, memory improvement, helps with cognitive skills. A brain that is dehydrated has to work twice as hard as a brain that is hydrated.
Our liver needs water to flush the toxins from our body.
Other functions of water to the body
- Essential for circulation of the blood
- Keeps body temperature within the normal range
- The evaporation of the water on the surface of the skin helps to keep the temperature down.
- Produces fluid that constantly moistens the eyes
- Needed to lubricate and cushion the bones and joints
- Necessary for the production of saliva and digestive juices
- It relieves mental and physical fatigue.
- Water can help ease some back pains
- Helps constipation
- Water reduces the risk of colon and bladder cancer
- Reduces the risk of urinary tract infection
- Drinking one glass of water every ten minutes for one hour will relieve many headaches
Approximately ten glasses of water are eliminated daily through the
If you are diabetic(frequent urine), have a high fever, have diarrhea, vomiting, menstruation…. you are going to lose a lot of water.
Here are four ways you get your daily water
- Drinking water
- Eating vegetables
- Eating fruits
However, the human body requires one-third more water than the body’s thirst signals indicate. Studies have shown that drinking water saves at least 200 calories a day.
It is recommended that you drink a glass of water at least 2 hours after you eat you’re. Having water with your meals will mess up your digestive system. You can drink water for at least 15-30 minutes before your meal.
Hope you got the importance of drinking water
How to get your daily water intake
- First thing in the morning drink 16 ounces of water(one should be warm with the lemon)
- Mid-morning 2 glasses
- Afternoon 3 glasses
- Evening 1 glass
Try not to drink any water just before: you do not want to get up during the night to use the bathroom.
For example, Keep a bottle of water in your car, room, handbags, so that a bottle of water is always within your reach. Sip all day!
Drink up your water it is important to your overall health.
I got some of my information from Natural Healing Through The Laws Of Health.http://www.nhtlh.com