7 Reasons why you should increase your water intake

All creatures and plants on the earth need water to survive. Can you think of living without water? It is impossible! Nigerian Afrobeats legend Fela sums it up when he said “ Water no get enemy “ which simply means water has no enemy.

A waterless world means there would be no living creatures on the earth. Water is like a fuel that helps to run each one of us. Can you imagine, 60 percent of our body weight is made up of water, so water is pretty important in our life. The whole of the body needs water from our cells, organs and even for regulating the body temperature.

Read more to learn about the significant role of the water in your life.

1. Improvement of  physical performance

If you’re an active person you must drink plenty of water in order to get  strength and endurance. Even for normal or non active people it  is important to drink enough water to keep the organs working  properly. Sometimes you may not feel dehydrated but it isn’t gonna stop you from drinking your water. Extreme dehydration may cause seizure and even death. 

2. Prevents constipation

Drinking a glass of water before you start your day would eliminate toxins from your blood, it will also make your bowel movements much easier. Lack of water, magnesium, and fibre leads to  constipation and that in turn leads to weight gain.

3. Helps in weight loss

it is true! Drinking enough water while exercising and dieting will help in shredding extra pounds. Drinking water helps to boost metabolism, and cleanse your whole body waste and it also helps to restrain appetite.

4. Radiant skin

Drinking sufficient amount of water daily will keep your skin supple and juicy . Drink at least 8 glasses of water in a day and it will flush out all the toxins from your body and skin besides that adequate water intake will helps to keep your skin hydrated and it supports the collagen production.

5. It enhance blood oxygen circulation

Water has valuable nutrients and oxygen which is important for the health. Drinking enough water will enhance blood oxygen circulation and keep the body hydrated and clean.

6. Water intake aids nutrients absorption

Water helps with breaking down your food and it’s aids the dissolving of vitamins, nutrients and minerals from your food and water carry all the nutrients to your rest of your body.

7. Helps to elevate your mood

Not drinking adequate amount of water can affect the state of your emotions. Dehydration can cause fatigue, stress and even anxiety. So keep your body hydrated always. 

Water is an important element in our life, nearly every part of the body needs it. Maintain your water intake in order to improve your overall health.

Here are some ways you can maintain your water intake.

  • Always carry water bottle with you
  • Track your water intake ( you can download water tracking apps) this way you will know how much water you are drinking each day.

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