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Health Benefits of Drinking Water

The human body contains 2/3 water by weight. Blood, muscles, brain matter and bones are also composed of 83%, 75%, 74% and 22% of water, respectively. Water has one of the most important roles to play in maintaining a healthy body and some of its benefits of drinking water include:

Body Temperature: Much of the human body is made up of water and this fluid is responsible for the regulation of body temperature. We undergo perspiration in summers to dissipate the excess heat in order to lower our temperature. This temperature regulation property has been attributed to water as well.

Breathing: Water plays its role in distributing oxygen all over the human body while collecting the carbon dioxide from all these parts and dissolving these gases.

Kidney Stones: . Water is the best solvent and this property does not allow salts and minerals to accumulate to form stones. It is advised that 2 liters or 10 glasses must be consumed each day to prevent the formation of kidney stones

Cardiovascular Disease: Water can prevent cardiovascular disorders to a large degree. It maintains proper viscosity of blood and plasma distribution.  

Mood Improvement: Drinking water makes us feel so refreshed that it actually improves our state of mind. Even mild dehydration has been shown to negatively impact moods.