THE FOUR MAIN FUNCTIONS OF WATER IN THE BODY
Water carries nutrients and oxygen to all cells in the body. Water is required for breathing. Water moistens oxygen for breathing. Water regulates your body temperature.
Top 5 Benefits of Drinking Water
Increases Energy & Relieves Fatigue. Since your brain is mostly water, drinking it helps you think, focus and concentrate better and be more alert. ...
Promotes Weight Loss. ...
Flushes Out Toxins. ...lmproves Skin Complexion. ...
What’s the big deal?
It’s common to hear that water is essential for your health. But why?
This substance makes up a majority of your body weight and is involved in many important functions, including:
flushing out waste from your body
regulating body temperature
helping your brain functions
You get most of your water from drinking beverages, but food also contributes a small amount to your daily water intake.
Read on to learn more ways water can help improve your well-being.
1. It helps create saliva
Water is a main component of saliva. Saliva also includes small amounts of electrolytes, mucus, and enzymes. It’s essential for breaking down solid food and keeping your mouth healthy.
Your body generally produces enough live with regular fluid intake. However, your saliva production may decrease as a result of age or certain medications or therapies.
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