Humans are about 60% water. Water is important for nearly every aspect of our health. This is why staying hydrated is so important. It does not matter if you drink bottled water or clean tap water. The trick is to make sure you are drinking enough per day.
This can range from 11 cups to 16 cups of liquid per day. In this video, you will learn about the benefits of drinking water.
The first benefit of drinking water is that it lubricates the joints. In fact, these joints are 80% water. This means that your joints will ache less and be less likely to get injured. In the other hand, dehydration can lead to joint pain due to decreased shock-absorption.
Water is also important for the creation of saliva and mucus. This is crucial for digestion and for keeping the mouth, nose, and eyes moist. Further, water keeps your mouth clean and reduces tooth decay when used in place of sugary drinks.
Water also boosts skin health and beauty. In fact, your skin is less likely to wrinkle when you are hydrated. Water also acts as a cushion for the spinal chord, brain, and other tissues.