Water The Essence of Life
June 26, 2010
I believe that understanding some of this will help you to start making beneficial changes to your diet.
So let's tackle the subject of water.
Water - The Essence Of Life
For some reason a lot of people do not like drinking water unless it is mixed with fruit squash, tea or coffee. Mixed with these substances it dilutes it's health value.
So I will start by going over the reasons we should drink water and plenty of it - at least 1.5 ltrs per day and more if you have exercised or done anything that has made you sweat.
Benefits - The Scientific Bit:
* Water is essential for life
* Regulates body temperature
* Transports nutrients around the body
* Involved in every stage of digestion
* Carries waste products out of the body
* Enables the formation of cells and tissues
* Provides a medium in which metabolism occurs
* Sends messages between our cells so that our muscles can contract