Water is the main component of the human body. In fact, the body is composed of between 55 and 78 percent water, depending on body size. Adequate and regular water consumption has numerous health benefits. As an added plus, it has no calories, fat, carbohydrates or sugar.
The amount of water you consume everyday plays an important role in maintaining a healthy body.
Water helps keep the body well hydrated, which is essential because almost every cell in the body needs water to function properly.
Here are some health benefits of drinking water:
If you often feel tired, there is a high chance that it could be due to inadequate consumption of water which makes the body function less efficiently. In fact, fatigue is one of the first signs of dehydration.
Research indicates that mild dehydration (even one or two percent lower hydration level of hydration than optimal) can negatively affect your mood and ability to think.
Aids Weight Loss
In a clinical trial, scientists found that drinking two eight-ounce glasses of water prior to meals can help suppress appetite and hence support your weight loss efforts. When you drink water, it fills your stomach and reduces the tendency to eat more.
Drinking water also helps digestion and constipation, it helps to flush out toxins out of the body, regulates body temperature, promotes healthy skin, relieves hangover and more …
So, here is a chart how much water you should drink according to your weight:
You should drink sparkling water if you are stressed or tired, since the carbon dioxide, or more precisely its component hydrate carbonate, contained in sparkling water helps to balance the bases and acids in your body. You should drink regular water if you suffer from stomach problems, since the carbon dioxide can increase the acids in your body.