We all know that water is essential for maintaining good health. Our body is made up of 60 to 65% water, which is distributed in the blood, brain, lungs, heart, muscles, bones, etc. Every day, we lose about 2 to 2.5 liters of water mainly through urine, but also through stool, skin and sweat.
1. Ensures the delivery of vital substances (oxygen and nutrients) to the cells and facilitates the elimination of toxins, especially by the liver which is responsible, among other things, for purification.
2. Stimulates intestinal transit, which helps relieve constipation by making it easier for stools to pass through the colon.
3. Is an ally for all our systems: immune, glandular, digestive, respiratory, circulatory, nervous, etc.
4. Contributes to the appearance of healthy skin: firmness, radiance, elasticity, prevention of wrinkles, etc.
5. Intervenes in cardiovascular health (heart, blood pressure) and cognitive capacities (memory, concentration).
6. Prevents headaches, muscle pain, indigestion, urinary tract infections, etc.
7. Participates in the thermal regulation (body temperature) of the organism.
8. Supports the body to compensate for water loss after a workout.
9. Reduces the risk of kidney stones.
10. Helps lubricate joints, helping to reduce friction wear when dehydrated.
Fluid intake should be obtained by consuming pure water and foods rich in water: melons, apples, grapes, oranges, cucumbers, tomatoes, salad, soup, vitamin smoothie (fruits, vegetables and water)