the most essential nutrient "water"

John Burton

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why water is so important

your body depends on water to survive. Every cell, tissue and organ in your body needs water to function correctly.

"Hydration: Why It's So Important." Hydration: Why It's So Important. Web. 14 Jan. 2015. <http://familydoctor.org/familydoctor/en/prevention-wellness/food-nutrition/nutrients/hydration-why-its-so-important.html>.

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oranges

water is in all foods that are grown. oranges have a lot of water because they need water to grow and all the juice in the orange is part water.

"How Much Water Is in an Orange??" How Much Water Is in an Orange?? Web. 15 Jan. 2015. <http://www.miniscience.com/projects/WaterinOrange/>.

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how much water is in your body

"According to H.H. Mitchell, Journal of Biological Chemistry 158, the brain and heart are composed of 73% water, and the lungs are about 83% water. The skin contains 64% water, muscles and kidneys are 79%, and even the bones are watery: 31%"

"The Water in You." Water Properties: (Water Science for Schools). Web. 15 Jan. 2015. <http://water.usgs.gov/edu/propertyyou.html>.

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fruits and veggies

fruits and vegetables have a lot of water in them most are 80% or more water. that is a reason why they are so healthy for people.

"List of Fruits & Vegetable With a High Water Content." Healthy Eating. Web. 15 Jan. 2015. <http://healthyeating.sfgate.com/list-fruits-vegetable-high-water-content-8958.html>.

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why drink water

water keeps you hydrated and more healthy. when you workout water helps keep your body hydrated. water also has a lot more benefits, when you are sick water can help because it fights infections and stops dizziness. water helps people do everyday life better it gives them energy.

"Are You Drinking Enough Water? Why 1.5 Litres Is Essential (and Easier than You Think)."Goodtoknow. Web. 15 Jan. 2015. <http://www.goodtoknow.co.uk/wellbeing/180475/Why-water-is-so-good-for-you#>.

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strawberries

water is 91% water that is why it is something that is healthy for living things to eat.

"List of Fruits & Vegetable With a High Water Content." Healthy Eating. Web. 15 Jan. 2015. <http://healthyeating.sfgate.com/list-fruits-vegetable-high-water-content-8958.html>.

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water: most important nutrient

"Water is the single most important nutrient of life. Without water, no metabolic and physiological processes within the body can occur. Water is necessary for the movement of nutrients to the cells, removal of waste products from these cells, mineral or acid/base balance, protection of nervous system, lubrication of joints and body temperature control."