Do you know by the time you realise that you are thirsty you might have already dehydrated? So, the moment you feel thirsty you should have water without waiting any longer. The sensation of thirst is actually the body calling for re-hydration. Your body is composed of 60% of water. Which means when we are dehydrated and still do not have water to hydrate our body we are in a way affecting the performance of our body. None of our body parts function properly if there is lack of water in our body.
Here are the reasons, why should we drink more water.
- If you don’t drink water you will probably die. The environment we live in, we can live without water for only few days maximum one week. When it comes to living without food, we can live much longer without it. But, water is really important for our body.
- Drinking water helps in preventing cancer, as various researchers say drinking a lot of water can reduce risk of colon cancer by 45%, bladder cancer by 50% and also reduces breast cancer.
- Drinking water also helps you control your mood and makes you less grumpy and confused. So be happy by drinking enough water.
- Having good amount of water helps you perform better if you are an athlete. Our muscle tissues composes of 75% of muscle tissue. Weakness, fatigue, dizziness and electrolyte imbalance is caused due to dehyderation.
- For those who want to loose weight water works really well. Sometimes we are actually not hungry but we are thirsty. At this point of time our body starts turning on all the alarms when we ignore it.
- Drinking water also helps in reducing joint pains, water helps in keeping the cartilage soft and hydrated. This is actually how glucosamine helps reduce joint pain, by aiding in cartilage’s absorption of water.
- Drinking good amount of water also contributes in flushing out waste and bacteria out of your body. Waste is flushed out of our body in form of sweat and urine. So, if you don’t drink water you won’t be able to flush out waste from your body and as a result of which the waste gets accumulated in your body causing number of problems. Water combined with fibre can help in curing constipation.
- If you experience a lot of headaches the reason can be dehydration, so it is recommended drink a lot of water to prevent headache. So, now you know the next time when you experience headache you just need to drink water.
- Drinking water helps in bringing glow to your skin. Drinking water can improve the color as well as the texture of your skin.
- Water helps in regulating nutrients in the body.