“Drink water, more and more water”, indeed, this little piece of advise is as old as this planet, and every time you fall ill and you visit a doctor, they utter these very words.
But why should be intake this much water everyday? Ever wondered over it? Of course, water is a necessity, and that our organs cannot function without it, but why do they say more and more of it no matter how much you drink already’?
Well, water casts it numerous health benefits upon our body, every time it trickles down the food pipe. Despite of being tasteless and colorless, water is an energizing element that can keep you going on for long hours of exercising and other energy demanding activities such as trekking, jogging, running, etc.
Moreover, water washes your body internally from toxins, which itself is a great prevention against many ailments. The health of the internal aspect of your body reflects through your skin, which also shines and glows due to lots of water intake.
Water also acts as a fighter against unwanted hunger pangs. Drinking a glass full of water would save you from adding extra pounds to your body, which you would other wise gain by munching upon snacks unnecessarily. Hence, water aids in weight loss.
Water is essential to maintain bowel habits, since it aids in the proper digestion of food and prevents constipation. Make sure you have a glass of water before every meal.
In addition to all these facts, water also helps in proper lubrication of the joints, which prevents strains. It helps maintain the ‘fluid-electrolyte’ balance that in turn avert early muscle fatigue.