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Top 10 Reasons Why You Should Drink Water More Often

We all know that water makes upto 70% of our body and we also know that losing even 2-3% of it could make us unwell but there are so many other reasons why you should start drinking more water than you already do, here are some of them.

1

Water helps produce saliva, which keeps your mouth and teeth clean.

Water helps produce saliva, which keeps your mouth and teeth clean.

Can you imagine having perfect oral hygiene? Drink more water and believe it!

2

Drinking adequate amounts of water will reduce risks of osteoporosis and hip fractures.

Drinking adequate amounts of water will reduce risks of osteoporosis and hip fractures.

Drinking water helps to reduce the friction between the bones, making your joints stronger.

3

Only 1% of the total water in the world is drinkable

Only 1% of the total water in the world is drinkable

Makes you want to use water wisely, doesn't it?

4

The weight a person loses directly after intense physical activity is weight from water, not fat.

The weight a person loses directly after intense physical activity is weight from water, not fat.

But remember water intoxication is most likely to occur during periods of intense athletic performance so keep yourself hydrated!

5

The average amount of water you need per day is about 3 liters (13 cups) for men and 2.2 liters (9 cups) for women.

The average amount of water you need per day is about 3 liters (13 cups) for men and 2.2 liters (9 cups) for women.
6

Your brain is made up of 80% of water!

Your brain is made up of 80% of water!

The rest of it is just tissues and neurons!

7

We can survive upto 38 days with just water

We can survive upto 38 days with just water

But without water, the chances are you can survive only a couple of days.

8

It rids all the waste and toxins through sweat and urination

It rids all the waste and toxins through sweat and urination

Incentive- Good skin!

9

Drinking water forces the heart to work harder so that the blood is well circulated.

Drinking water forces the heart to work harder so that the blood is well circulated.
10

Water allows the body to metabolise fats more efficiently

Water allows the body to metabolise fats more efficiently

It also helps in loosing weight. Water retention can be a sign of dehydration so drink more water helps you loose all the extra water helping in loosing weight!