We are made up of so much water, it should really make us think about the water that we consume.Your body is mostly water
  • 85% of gray matter in the brain is water
  • 83% of blood is water
  • Even bone is 22% water.
  • Total water in an average adult – 37 Liters
  • Sound is conducted through the middle ear by water
  • Water serves as a cushion for the brain and spinal cord
  • Water serves as a lubricant for moving surfaces such as joints, the heart, and intestine.
  • Water moistens the surface of the lungs for gas diffusion.
  • Water is the medium for digestion, absorption, metabolism, secretion, and excretion.
  • A six-year study of more than 20,000 healthy men and women aged 38-100 in the May 1, 2002, American Journal of Epidemiology found that women who drank more than 5 glasses of water a day were 41% less likely to die from a heart attack than those who drank less than two glasses. The protective effect was even greater in men!
Do you think it matters what water you put in your body? Your drinking water is important!