Our body is made of water. Meaning to say, majority of the part of the
body is made up of water. It is about 70%. All you want to understand
is how you can go much longer without the foods than without the
The body requires lot of water on daily basis or hourly basis
to maintain all the bodily systems. Adding to that, the body requires
water to flush out the toxins and unwanted particles from the body.
On the other hand, if the body is not supplied by enough water, it can
do anything that can hold water. Your body requires eight ounces
glasses of water a day.
Water facilitates the weight loss and helps
you to stay fit even when you are on diet. You can also add a bit of
lemon, if you don’t like the taste of water, which is a rarest case.
Don’t be in impression that cutting back on water intake, one can
prevent the water retention. In fact, opposite to that will happen.
Drinking more water makes your kidney stimulated and therefore,
kidneys will help reducing the water retention. Sequel to that, the
body will burn more calories to make kidney work faster. Burning
calories will make your weight down.
It is advisable to replace the water to so called ‘diet drinks’ or
‘diet beverages’. Mind it, water doesn’t contain caffeine or any other
calories at all. However, you can consider as healthy fruit juices and
vegetables juices as a part of water. In the recent news at Boston, it
was declared that dieters who replace sugary drinks with water lose an
extra five pounds a year, and those who drink a couple of more cups of
water a day increase weight loss by two pounds a year.
Nearly 2.5 liters of water is being used by body for its various
functions and systems. This may vary from season to season. Your
metabolism strictly depends on the water supply. Enough and adequate
water supply speeds up the metabolism and hence the calorie burning.
Drinking water is also important medium for your proper digestion.
Most of the times, foods you eat, if remain undigested, turn to the
fat and stored in the body.
Another simple approach is if you drink more water, which is totally
harmless, will keep your stomach full and if the stomach is full, you
don’t feel hunger at all. If it gets empty, fill it again with good
water. The water also helps keeping the body moist. Moisture is very
much required for the body by all means. Eyes, nose, throat, internal
body organs, tongue and everywhere, you find the moisture in terms of
mucous and other bodily fluids.
Drinking water fastens the metabolism process in the body and when you
do exercises or workout, your metabolism increases. Water is essential
to maximize your metabolism in that way. Drink plenty of water before
and after your workout.
Water is an essential element for the body. It shoots up your
digestive power and makes the body in a standard working status.