Health Benefits of Water

Water is used by your body throughout the day, in functions such as breathing, sweating and digestion, therefore, it is important to replenish the water used.  Considering your body is 60% water and is in your cells, organs and tissues, to help regulate temperature and maintain function, it is important to eat foods that contain water, in addition to drinking it.


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Picture from Mayo Clinic


These are a list of the health benefits of water from Everyday Health and Mind Body Green

  • Water Protects Your Tissues, Spinal Cord, and Joints
    • helps retain moisture in blood, bones, joints, brain and spinal cord
  • Water Helps Your Body Remove Waste
    • used by kidneys and intestines
  • Water Aids in Digestion
    • water gives moisture to help fiber to digest
  • Water Prevents You From Becoming Dehydrated
    • hydrates and water is used
  • Increases Energy and Removes Fatigue
    • brain is mostly water so drinking it helps with concentration
  • Promotes Weight Loss
    • it reduces eating intake, reduces hunger and increases metabolism
  • Flushes Out Toxins
    • breathing, sweating and digestion
  • Improves Skin Complexion
    • moisturizes skin
  • Maintains Regularity
    • digestion
  • Boosts Immune System
    • helps against flu and other illnesses
  • Natural Headache Remedy
    • helps joints and muscles
  • Saves Money
    • water doesn’t cost anything!

 

 

 

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