Everyone is always told water is good for you, that you should drink water and so on, but do you really know why?
Water has many functions in the human body and it makes up to 75% of the human body.Water is essential for survival! It plays a role in every cell in the body and is needed by every system and organ. Lack of water can lead to a condition known as dehydration which can mean headaches, dizziness, muscle weakness, fatigue and more.
Water has many health benefits as well as being essential for life.
The picture below shows just 10 functions and health benefits of drinking water.
It is recommended that a person should drink at least 8 pints of water a day! Water also has better benefits depending on when you drink, for example drinking a pint of water in the morning helps activate internal organs and drinking a glass of water after a meal aids digestion.