Benefits of Water
Why is drinking water so important?
Did you know that 2/3 of our body weight is made of water? It is the key element to our body structure and growth; every life giving process that happens inside our body and every little cell in it requires water. Thus, it is essential to drink enough water for it makes up:
- 83% of our blood
- 90% of our brain
- 75% of our muscles
- 22% of our bones
In addition to all the above, water regulates our body temperature, protects and lubricates our joints, carries nutrients and oxygen to our cells, moisturizes the air inside the lungs (so we even need water to breath!), helps members carry out their vital functions and protects the internal organs and helps them to absorb nutrients.
It’s Amazing What Water Can Do to Our Body!
- Natural headache remedy: Dehydration might cause headaches and back pain, so water helps you to get rid of them whenever they show up.
- A young and healthy skin: Water is the world’s best elixir of beauty and youth; it helps regenerate and moisturize skin cells and gives them a healthy and radiant appearance.
- Increased productivity: Water constitutes 90% of the brain; so a regular supply of water to your body helps your brain work at a better pace and helps you concentrate. If you want your productivity to go further, fuel it with more water!
- Better exercise: Hydrating your body increases its power to work to its full capacity during exercise because it helps fuel your muscles and boosts your energy. From now on, you will have no excuse to be lazy!
- Healthy digestion: Water assists in the removal of toxins from your body encouraging digestion. Drinking water means no more constipation!
- Good for muscles and joints: Drinking water reduces the likelihood of cramps and sprains. In fact, it helps keep your joints strong, lubricated and flexible, so that your movements are smooth and pain free.
- Improved immunity Drinking water helps to fight against colds and flu and prevents kidney stones and cardiovascular complications. In other words, water reinforces your immune system.
- Happy mood Water reduces fatigue and keeps you in a good mood. Be happy, drink water!
- Reducing the risk of cancer: Studies have shown that drinking a sufficient quantity of water reduces the risk of bladder and colon cancer.
What symptoms will you have if your body is lacking water?
- high blood pressure
- kidney problems
- Dry Skin
- Dark color of urine
- Slowness in mental function and forgetfulness
- Loss of balance
- Lack of water by 20% might threaten your life
Tips to make sure that you are consuming sufficient quantity of water
- Set a specific objective to drink water continuously
- Double the amount of water you drink gradually
- Make water the first drink you consume every morning
- Drink water at any time and not only when you eat your meals
- Don’t wait until bedtime to drink your “water quota” for the day
- Your bottle of water is your best friend; Keep it with you all the time
- Don’t wait until you feel thirsty to drink water. By the time you feel thirsty, water had probably begun to decline from your body by 0.45-0.90 liter
A table to monitor your water intake:
Organize your daily water intake based on your weight, and follow the daily table to monitor it.
Count the number of “Nova” bottles, by checking every cell of the “water intake table”. A month later, examine your body and see the improvement!
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Drinking water helps you control your weight
- Drinking water helps you lose those extra kilos by reducing the amount of fat stored in your body
- Drinking water helps you control your hunger, making you eat less and lose weight faster
- Drinking water helps you maintain your energy levels and reduces fatigue
- After all, water contains zero calories !
Why children are more prone to dehydration?
- Not having enough water: when playing and doing activities, children sweat, and thus lose a large amount of the water stored in their bodies, especially in hot weather
- When they have fever: High body temperature leads to excessive sweating in children which makes them lose a larger amount of their water storage
- When they have diarrhea: When sick children have diarrhea, they can lose large amounts of salts and water from their bodies and can become dehydrated very quickly
- Vomiting: vomiting depletes the body of water causing dehydration
Tips for Keeping Your Kids Hydrated:
- Give the child fluids, fluids and fluids
- Milk is the best fluid for a baby until he/she reaches 1 year old. During his/her second year, it is best to give him/her milk and water, because juices and soft drinks can lead to extra weight and dental caries
- Keep refreshing cold water within the reach of children: You can put a Nova water dispenser in the kitchen or keep Nova bottles in the refrigerator
- Have your kid carry a cold and refreshing bottle of water in his school bag
- Don’t run out! If your child is playing, running, jumping and sweating, he/she needs even more water and other fluids, especially in hot weather. The child should get a cup of water every 20 minutes to avoid dehydration
- Keep your children cool in hot weather: During hot sunny days, your children should not spend long hours practicing outdoor activities. Try to keep them in the shadow and protect them with thin clothes and hats
Drink up Water for a Healthy pregnancy:
Water plays a key role in ensuring a healthy pregnancy. It transports nutrients and oxygen to the cells and muscles and to the fetus through the blood, and prevents bladder infection, which is very common among pregnant women.