Health and Beauty – The importance of Water

More than two thirds of the human body weight is made up of water, without water our body would not function properly and we would die within a matter of days.

Can you believe it; our brain is actually made up of 95% of water, blood 82% and lungs 90%! If there is a reduction of even 2% of water within our body then this can be dangerous, it can cause mild dehydration, daytime fatigue (feeling tired and lazy), light headedness, very yellow urine or urinating very little and difficulty on focusing on things.

We should drink at least 8 glasses of water a day as most of it is lost while we sweat, urinate and even breathe! This means that we need to keep topping up our water supply within our body in order for us to stay healthy and take care of our bodies. Water is extremely important in the prevention of disease, for example, drinking sufficient amounts of water can decrease the risk of colon cancer, breast cancer, bladder cancer, blood disorders, digestive problems and many more.