The Importance of Drinking Water

Why is water so important? There are many reasons. The human body is anywhere from 55% to 78% water depending on body size. A rule of thumb, 2/3 of body is consists of water, and it is the main component of human body. Did you know that your tissues and organs are mainly made up of water? Here is the %:

Muscle consists of 75% water

Brain consists of 90% of water

Bone consists of 22% of water

Blood consists of 83% water

The functions of water in human body are vital. The water:

Transport nutrients and oxygen into cells

Moisturizes the air in lungs

Helps with metabolism

Protect our vital organ

Helps our organs to absorb nutrients better

Regulates body temperature


Protect and moisturizes our joints

Every cell in your body needs water from head to toe. That is why it is so important to drink enough fluid. Take for example, brain consists of 90% of water, if you do not supply enough water to your body, your brain cannot function well, and you will get headache or migraine. Hence, next time, if you feel fatigue and headache, it may be the sign of dehydration. And water helps clean your system out. There are two reasons you all see me running to the bathroom so much, the first is to change my diaper, the second is because I drink so much water.

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