Top 10 Health Benefits of Drinking Water!!

Nishahameetha

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Drinking a healthy amount of water is vital to your health. You can never imagine just by drinking a healthy amount of water, you gain tremendous health benefits, and sometimes you can even throw away your migraine medicine or pain killer.

1. Lose weight:
Drinking water helps you lose weight because it flushes down the by-products of fat breakdown. Drinking water reduces hunger, it’s an effective appetite suppressant so you’ll eat less. Plus, water has zero calories.


2. Natural Remedy for Headache:

Helps to relieve headache and back pains due to dehydration. Although many reasons contribute to headache, dehydration is the common one.


3. Look Younger with Healthier Skin:

You’ll look younger when your skin is properly hydrated. Water helps to replenish skin tissues, moisturizes skin and increases skin elasticity.


4. Better Productivity at Work:

Your brain is mostly made up of water, thus drinking water helps you think better, be more alert and more concentrated.


5. Better Exercise:

Drinking water regulates your body temperature. That means you’ll feel more energetic when doing exercises. Water also helps to fuel your muscle.


6. Helps in Digestion and Constipation:

Drinking water raises your metabolism because it helps in digestion. Fiber and water goes hand in hand so that you can have your daily bowel movement.


7. Less Cramps and Sprains:

Proper hydration helps keep your joints and muscles lubricated, so you’ll less likely get cramps and sprains.


8. Less Likely to Get Sick and Feel Healthy:

Drinking plenty of water helps fight against flu and other ailments like kidney stones and heart attack. Water adds with lemon is used for ailments like respiratory disease, intestinal problems, rheumatism and arthritis etc. In another words one of the benefits of drinking water is that it can improve your immune system.


9. Relieves Fatigue:

Water is used by the body to help flush out toxins and waste products from the body. If your body lacks water, your heart, for instance, needs to work harder to pump out the oxygenated blood to all cells, so are the rest of the vital organs, your organs will be exhausted and so will you.


10.Reduce the Risk of Cancer:

Related to the digestive system, some studies show that drinking a healthy amount of water may reduce the risks of bladder cancer and colon cancer. Water dilutes the concentration of cancer-causing agents in the urine and shortens the time in which they are in contact with bladder lining.

Some More Information about function of water in the body:

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:


  1. Transports nutrients and oxygen into cells
  2. Moisturizes the air in lungs
  3. Helps with metabolism
  4. Protects our vital organ
  5. Helps our organs to absorb nutrients better
  6. Regulates body temperature
  7. Detoxifies
  8. Protects and moisturizes our joints
 

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The health benefits of drinking water is nicely brought out in this thread by you . thanks for such a detailed way of explaining the benefits of drinking water. thanks Nisha Hameetha
 

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