Health Talk: Benefits of drinking water Here are many benefits of drinking water, and what water can help you do.
What happens when you drink water?
There is one thing that all creatures have in common and that’s water. Essential for survival
The human body is no exception. Our body is composed of roughly 60 percent water thus water is vital to numerous bodily functions. Here is a shortlist of what water does for us:
HIGHER ENERGY AND BETTER BRAIN FUNCTION
The brain weighs about three pounds. Water accounts for approximately 2.2 pounds of this. It’s hardly a surprise that water directly impacts brain function. What is more, it can result in a worse mood, and increase the number of headaches someone experiences.
RELIEF OF DIGESTIVE PROBLEMS
Without it, food cannot be efficiently absorbed and passed out of the body. Drinking water is shown to help relieve constipation. It helps to soften the stool as well as maintain and improve intestinal health.
ACCELERATED WEIGHT LOSS
Water increases satiety, the feeling of being full. As a result, we eat less both during and after meals. Additionally, water boots our metabolic rate, allowing us to burn calories at rest. Two studies show that drinking just over 16 ounces of water may increase metabolism for up to 30 percent for as long as one hour, thirty minutes.
Dehydration is a leading cause of headaches and migraines. Drinking water doesn’t lead to fewer headaches for everyone. However, studies show that drinking larger quantities of water may help to shorten a headache’s span. It may also reduce the intensity of the symptoms.
Who doesn’t want to have a better mood? Perhaps you ‘ve been dealing with a bit more volatility than usual. Drinking more water may help!
Health Talk: Benefits of drinking water
More specifically, confusion, depression, and tension scores went down as water intake is up!
BETTER PHYSICAL PERFORMANCE
Studies show that as little as a 2% loss of the body’s water content can cause physical performance to suffer.
For example, consider that Athletes can lose between 6 to 10% of the water through sweat.
Increased water consumption results in better temperature control, higher motivation, less fatigue, and more physical and mental vitality. This is especially important during periods of physical strain. As you probably know, water is the main component of urine. It is also critical to the health and functioning of the renal system, which produces, stores and eliminates urines. Water also helps to detoxify the kidneys and improves their function and prevents UTIs.
One such example of H2O’s effect on the urinary system is apparent from studies regarding kidney stones.
Research shows that water destabilizes the components that makeup kidney stones, allowing them to be passed through the renal system at a higher rate. As a result, the time-frame for full recovery drops,
Water may also help to prevent the formation of stones.
Definitely, your body relies on water to survive. Aside from preserving life, water also enhances it. It improves the performance of every bodily system.
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