Water

By Mercedes & Brooklyn

Role/Function

Your cells, organs, and tissues uses water to maintain body temperature and other body functions because of water loss due to breathing, sweating and digestion. Which is why we need to drink water and other fluids and eat foods with water.

Importance

Water provides the medium to make your blood. It helps move food through your digestive tract and removes waste from every cell in your body. Water also hydrates your body by serving as a lubricant to moisten joints and also protects your eyes, brain, and spinal cord.

Daily Amount

The amount needed daily is eight, eight glasses (about 2 liters). This amount however differs from person to person based on where you live, your health and the amount of physical activity you do.

Water Has NO Calories

The Importance of Drinking Water

Food Sources

Cauliflower

Eggplant

Red Cabbage

Peppers

Spinach

Broccoli

Carrots

Green Peas

White Potato

Watermelon

Strawberries

Grapefruit

Peaches

Pineapple

Oranges

The Benefits of Drinking Water

Facts

Water intoxication is when you drink too much water, too quickly, this occurs when water dilutes the sodium level in the blood stream, causing the brain to have an imbalanced amount of water.


Over one percent of total water amount is lost by the time a person feels thirsty.

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