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What is the importance of water in the human body

Water is 60% of the human body, so it is considered very important for life. As it enters all the vital functions of the body, and it is available in all cells, tissues, and organs in the human body, and it also helps to regulate the body’s temperature. Therefore, a person must compensate for the water that the body loses through digestion, breathing, or sweating. The amount of water that a person needs varies from person to person, depending on many factors, such as the physical activity of a person, the climate in which he lives, or his suffering from any other diseases or health problems.

The importance of water in the human body:
As it helps to maintain humidity levels in the human body, as it is considered very important, for many reasons, including:

Maintaining the balance of body fluids:
Fluids in the body perform many vital functions that are important to human health, such as blood circulation in the blood circulation, digestion, absorption, maintaining normal body temperature, saliva production, and nutrient transport, and therefore a decrease in water levels in the body makes The brain secretes some types of hormones that stimulate the feeling of thirst, in order to motivate a person to drink water and make up for the deficiency in it.

Control the amount of calories eaten:
Although water does not have any effect in losing weight, people who do diet to lose weight are advised to drink large quantities of it, because it does not contain any calories, and it also stimulates the feeling of fullness and satiety, which leads to eating fewer calories .

 Strengthening muscle strength:
Drinking sufficient quantities of water while exercising, because failure to maintain fluid and electrolyte balance in the muscles may lead to fatigue, and it is worth noting that the Sports Medicine Association exercises, and indicates that approximately 500 milliliters of water must be drunk two hours before doing the exercises In addition, it is advised to drink water during exercise regularly to replace the water that the body loses by sweating.

Promote healthy skin and skin:
  The lack of water in the body makes the skin appear dry and wrinkled, because the skin contains large amounts of water, which acts as a barrier to prevent fluid loss from the skin, and people are advised to use skin moisturizers to prevent water and fluid loss in it.

 Maintaining a healthy kidney:
As the main type of toxins in the body is blood urea nitrogen, which is a toxin that dissolves in water, which the kidneys extract from the body through the urine. Therefore, drinking sufficient quantities of water causes the urine to flow and make its color light, as it is odorless. If the body does not get sufficient quantities of water, the urine becomes concentrated, and the intensity of its smell and color increases, and it is worth noting that drinking very small amounts of water can increase the risk of developing kidney stones.

Maintaining a healthy digestive system:
As obtaining sufficient quantities of water reduces the risk of constipation, because it helps to maintain the natural movement of the intestine, and not drinking enough water causes the colon to draw water from the stool, in order to maintain the body's moisture, which leads to constipation .