The Most Essential Nutrient

Why It's Important

You cannot live without water. The longest you can survive without water is about one week. You cannot survive because water keeps you hydrated; if you get dehydrated your body produces less blood making it harder for you to produce oxygen. Without water you will die after entering a coma. Water is the most essential nutrient because it helps you live a healthy life; you have to have water.

The 5 Functions of Water


Margolis, Robin E. "Why Do We Need to Drink Water?" Healthy Eating. N.p., n.d. Web. 15 Jan. 2015.

"Functions of Water in Human Body." Http://www.nestle-waters.com. Nestle Waters The Healthy Hydration Company, n.d. Web. 15 Jan. 2015.

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