Why You Need Water
Functions include: Participating in chemical reactions in cells, transportation of minerals, vitamins, and other substances, cushions and moisturizes joints, tissues, and organs, helps remove pollutants and toxins and get rid of, regulates body temperature, adds moisture to the air in your lungs so they can process it, and improves your overall well-being.
Water is found in nearly all drinks and you can get your daily amount in it. Sports drinks, juices, water, and other decaffeinated beverages all can keep you hydrated.
Everyone Needs Water
Everyone of all ages should drink water. You can calculate how much water you need by dividing your weight in pounds and drinking that number in ounces each day.
Brands of Water
You can get your water through bottled water, filtered water, tap water, or any source of fresh, clean water.