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The Health Benefits of Water

When your water intake does not equal your output, you can become dehydrated. Fluid losses are increased in warmer climates, during strenuous exercise, in high altitudes, and in older adults, whose sense of thirst may not be as sharp.


Did you know that your body weight is approximately 60 percent water?


Your body uses water in all its cells, organs, and tissues to help regulate its temperature and maintain other bodily functions


Fluid losses occur continuously, from skin evaporation, breathing, urine, and stool, and should be replaced daily to maintain good health.


When your water intake does not equal your output, you can become dehydrated. Fluid losses are increased in warmer climates, during strenuous exercise, in high altitudes, and in older adults, whose sense of thirst may not be as sharp.


Let’s take a look at some of the benefits of drinking water.


1. Drinking Water Helps Maintain the Balance of Body Fluids.

Your body is composed of about 60% water. The functions of these bodily fluids include digestion, absorption, circulation, creation of saliva, transportation of nutrients, and maintenance of body temperature.


2. Increases Energy & Relieves Fatigue