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Posted on 06/05/2018 in Category 1

The Function of water in the body

The Function of water in the body

Ever hear the saying “water is life? Well its true Drinking Water Helps Maintain the Balance of Body Fluids and whether you want younger looking skin, a healthier body ,shinier looking hair or all the above, pure, clear water is the world's best beauty medication.

The function of water in the body system is an important nutrient of life. Life can only be sustained only for a few days without it. In a healthy person a total amount of water in the body is 50-75%. This varied depends on factors such as age, sex and built. Males have about 60-70% while females have 50-60%, elderly have 45-50% and infant have a total of 77%.

In order for us to maintain those averages and for our body to function correctly, we must drink at least eight 8-ounce glasses, which equals about 2 liters or half a gallon of water each day.

Function of water in the body

  • It is important for cellular metabolism and proper cellular function.
  • It helps digestion and promotes elimination.
  • It helps maintain normal body temperature.
  • It serves as a medium for transporting nutrients to cells and waste from cells.
  • It is an important for ingredients for the manufacturing of body secretion.
  • It serves as a medium for transporting substance such as hormones, enzymes and blood cells.
  • It’s a solvent (mix solution) for electrolytes and non-electrolytes.

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