You can survive weeks without food, but without water? Nah, you cannot do without water. The human body is made of 50 to 75 percent of water. It forms the basis of digestive juices, urine, blood and perspiration, and is contained in fat, lean muscles and bones. Water not only quenches thirst but aids many body parts to perform their functions. Let’s take a quick look.
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1. Aids digestion and prevent constipation :
Having a glass of water after meal aids digestion by breaking down food and enabling your body to absorb various nutrients. Also, it softens stool which aids in preventing constipation. Well, let’s tell you a little secret to lose weight. Have a glass of water half an hour prior to meal to eat less. So, time to nourish your body with an adequate amount of water to combat constipation and enhance your digestion.
2. Transmits nutrients and oxygen to cells :
The bloodstream carries nutrients and oxygen to different cells in the body. By drinking ample amount of water you can enhance the flow of blood in your body which by default will help in smooth transmission of nutrients and oxygen to cells. So, how about liquefying your blood by consuming adequate amount of water?
3. Regulate body temperature :
The large heating capacity of water limit changes in body temperature. When ambient temperature is higher than body temperature, you begin to sweat and the evaporation of sweaty water from the skin cools down the body very effectively. Thus, it’s substantial to drink an adequate amount of water and sweat out to regulate body temperature. Also, you call it ‘sweat’ but we call it ‘sexy glow’.
4. Removal of wastage :
Water acts as carrier and aids removal of waste products via urinating; it thereby helps in cleansing of the body.
It’s rightly said, “Water is the driving force of all nature”. Life without water is inconceivable. So, do not forget to drink about 3.5 liters of water every day. Stay hydrated always!