The human body is made up of around 57-60% water, so it’s clear that staying hydrated is vital for both our short and long-term health. Despite this many people ignore government guidelines and drink far less than the recommended daily intake of water.
Often people don’t adapt their water drinking habits to fit the external temperature or the amount of physical activity they undertake, which can lead to overheating and tiredness. All it takes is a 5% drop in hydration levels and we experience a serious drop in strength and endurance.
These days many people are looking for the next miracle health cure, be it for weight loss, cancer prevention or to combat everyday tiredness – however, perhaps we have ignored the most important miracle cure of them all…..water!
As the infographic below shows, staying hydrated has major benefits for our brain, skin, muscles, heart, kidneys, digestion and joints – as well as being a key way to avoid more serious health conditions. Take a look at the infographic below supplied by Aqua Cure, which also includes 3 key statistics on the importance of water for our bodies:
About The Author:
Matthew Pavli is a content writer at Aqua Cure – Europe’s largest manufacturer of in-line water filters.