Water

Vital Functions

  • Water is in every body cell
  • Water is a main component in almost all fluids
  • Controls body temperatures
  • Transports nutrients and waste products
  • Lubricates surfaces
  • Keeps fluids in balance

Water Loss

  • Causes illness if severe
  • Lost through urine mainly
  • Exercise
  • Hot weather

Fluid Replacement

  • Drink water when thirsty
  • Thirst goes away after drinking
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