Water is an important source which has many health benefits and play a vital role to the human body. Human body consists of 60-70% of water.
Below are the health benefits of drinking water: -
Assist in Losing Weight
Drinking water reduces hunger as it’s an effective appetite suppressant so you’ll eat less.
Water also helps to relieve headache and back pains due to dehydration. Although there are many other reasons contribute to headache, dehydration is the most common one.
Make You Look Younger
When your skin is properly hydrated, you’ll look younger as water helps to replenish skin tissues, moisturizes skin and increase skin elasticity.
Reduce Possibility to Fall Sick
Drinking plenty of water also helps to combat against flu and other illness such as heart attack. Drinking water can improve our immune system.
Water helps to flush out toxins and waste from the body. When the body is lacked of water, the heart will need to work harder, so are the rest of the vital organs causing them to be exhausted. So will you.
As water is the carrier of oxygen, nutrients, hormones to body parts, it is important to drink enough water to increase the metabolism rate.
Help Digestion and Reduce Constipation
Drinking water raises your metabolism because it helps in digestion and thus, reduces constipation. Fiber and water works hand in hand to increase your bowel movement.
Maintain PH Balance
Consuming lots of water can help you to maintain a healthy PH balance of above 7.
Prevent Cardiovascular Disease
Water can prevent cardiovascular disorders by maintaining proper viscosity of blood and plasma and fibrinogen distribution.
Prevent Kidney Stones
International Kidney Stone Institute recommends 2 litres or 10 glasses of water per day to prevent from kidney stones. Water helps to dilute the salts in the kidney and eliminate them in the urine.