Sunday, 2 September 2012

BENEFITS OF WATER

Our body is about 75% water!
In order to stay healthy, we need lots of clean eater. One should consume on an average 6-8 glasses of water.

What are its benefits?

1.Prevent Dehydration: Dehydration can lead to headache, tiredness, weakness and even low thinking abilities. Drinking adequate amount of water can prevent all these features of dehydration.

2.Reduce chance of kidney stones: Usually, stones are formed when the urine is too concentrated that causes minerals and other substances to form crystals. These crystals then combine to form hard mass that forms stones. This can be prevented by drinking lots of water.

3.Keeps Joints lubricated: Water helps prevent arthritis and back pain by lubricating the joints. If they are dehydrated, damage will be caused to them by friction.

4.Prevents Cold and flu: Water helps our immune system to function properly which helps prevent cold and flu.

5.Prevents Constipation: Water lubricates the bowel and food and eases the flow of waste matter through colon. This helps prevent constipation.

6.Regulates Body Temperature: A constant body temperature is maintained by hypothalamus which increases or decreases the sweat rate as needed.

7.Water for Skin: It helps in keeping the skin hydrated and clear.

8.Water for Hair: It helps in making hair shinier and healthy.

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