Why is drinking water important to you?
You have probably heard someone say that you should drink at least 8 glasses of water each day, right? Water is pretty important to your body. It makes up over 60% of your total body weight, including over 75% of your brain. Every day, water does amazing things inside your body. Water helps to keep your body at a constant 98.6° F. Water carries nutrients and oxygen to your cells. Water cushions your joints as you move. Water flushes toxins out of organs and helps you eliminate wastes. Your daily body functions use water that leaves the body through sweat, exhaling, and using the bathroom, so you need to drink new water and fluids into your body every day.