Did you know that 72% of the human body is water! Imagine how that contributes to your digestive health!
Hmmm…Maybe not just yet… but I am sure this will help.
So now the question is why is water the most valuable drinks of them all?
- For starters, the average adult human body carries 60-75% of water.
- The brain is made up of about 85% water
- Blood carries nutrients and oxygen to the body which is made of about 90% water.
Water is also in lymph; a fluid that is part of your immune system, which helps you fight off illness. You need water to digest your food and get rid of waste, too. Water is needed for digestive juices, urine (pee), and deficate (poop). And you can bet that water is the main ingredient in perspiration, also called sweat.
Quick Fact: Average person needs 64 ounces of water a day!