Saturday, February 14, 2009

Reason Why We Must Drink Water

A person can live a few weeks without food. But without water, the most endurance person can live just for 4 to 5 days only.

Water has the following functions:

1. To transport nutrition to the whole body through the blood and spleen system.
2. To smooth out the body excretory system through urine and feces.
3. Becoming a media for biochemistry reaction in the body.
4. To soften up foods to ease chewing.
5. Preserving the body temperature.



Apart from the function above, drinking a lot of water avoid the body from dehydration or liquid deficiency. Insufficient liquid can give adverse impact to body's condition. Body not only can easily become tired but skin also become dries quickly, brain become difficult to give attention, muscle become easy to cramp and the kidney may get damaged.

So, from now on don't forget to drink plenty of water. Don't only drink water when you get thirsty. Drink all the time. Try these tips:

1. Do not forget put a drink in your table. Besides taking plain water, try alternating with other drink such as juice, milk or tea.
2. Bring drinking water wherever you go.
3. Teach children about the importance of drinking water.


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