Water

Most essential Nutrient

Functions of water

The most essential nutrient is water. One major function is that water is a carrier, distributing essential nutrients to cells, such as minerals, vitamins and glucose. Also water is an effective lubricant around joints. It also acts as a shock absorber for eyes, brain, spinal cord and even for the foetus through amniotic fluid. Water is the center of life . This is why nobody can live more than 3 to 5 days without any water intake.

Why I chose water as the most essential nutrient ?

Your body uses water in all its cells, organs, and tissues to help regulate its temperature and maintain other bodily functions. (everydayhealth.com) Roughly 70 percent of an adult’s body is made up of water.(Allaboutwater.org) A healthy person can drink about three gallons (48 cups) of water per day.(Allaboutwater.org) Water helps us from experiencing reoccurring headaches. (odyb.net) Finally, Water is the most essential nutrient because it helps your body way more than any other nutrient.