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10 Reasons to Drink More Water

Updated on September 11, 2015

Our body is 60% water therefore, the importance of water for our body can’t be over emphasized. Water is vital to our existence as the human body can survive longer without food than water. Though the myth to consume a minimum of eight glasses of water a day no longer stands true, adequate consumption of water is yet necessary for our body to function at its optimal.

This article will take a look into reasons why you should consume more water in your daily life.

1) Flushes Out Toxins from Your Body

Do you know water has the ability to flush out toxins from your body therefore, health practitioners suggest that people should opt for water instead of other form of liquids like sodas, calorie rich and sweetened coffee and tea. Similarly, water consumption will also help regulate your bowl movement.

Make it a habit to drink water throughout the day however, avoid consuming too much water in the evening and night time or you may have to get up for frequent trips to washroom during the night time.

2) Helps Improve Body Organ Functions

Yes! Water helps improve your body organ functions especially kidney therefore, include more water in your daily life. However, make sure you are opting for healthy water so your body is able to derive the maximum benefit out of it.

3) Helps Improve Your Mental Performance

Do you know adequate hydration is also imperative to mental performance and an inadequate consumption of water can have an adverse effect on your mood? Whereas staying adequately hydrated can help you think clearer and remain alert.

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4) Helps Lose Weight

Do you know that water can help you lose weight? Since water fills you up it also help you consume less. Moreover, water also serves as an appetite suppressant and can help you lose weight in the utmost healthy manner.

5) Helps Boost Blood Circulation in the Body

Water helps boost circulation in the body. Improved circulation not only results in improved oxygen supply but also carries with it increased nutrition supply to the body organs. Your body organs as a result of this increased circulation become healthier and perform better.

6) Helps Ease Joint Pain

For those suffering from joint pain consuming water can actually help reduce their joint pain. Water does this by helping the cartilage stay hydrated and soft. Therefore, if you are also suffering from joint pain ease your joint pain by drinking more water.

7) Helps Boost Muscle Function

Your muscles in order to function at their optimal require fluid which water can provide them with. In case you do not consume adequate amount of water this may adversely impact your muscle performance. Therefore, start consuming more water to enhance your muscle performance.

8) Helps Bring Glow to Your Skin

A glowing skin is considered the epitome of beautiful skin however, you don’t have to spend a fortune to get that glow on your skin. Do you know that drinking plenty of water can help clear your skin and bring glow to it? Since water flushes out the toxins from your body, improves your body function and replenishes your skin fluid level it helps bring glow to your skin.

9) Helps Prevent Headaches

Do you know that inadequate consumption of liquid can become the reason of headache? Therefore, those who suffer from headaches will experience a relief and improvement from an increased consumption of water.

10) Improves Acne

Acne is a painful skin condition however, dermatologist all over the world recommend drinking more water to combat this skin condition.


These are a few important reasons why you should opt for more water in your daily life. However, the adequate amount of water our body requires among other also depends on factors like climatic condition and the level physical activity we involve in. Therefore, improving your overall health, appearance and performance does not have to cost you a fortune as all it seems to take is an adequate consumption of water.


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      mixedfruit4u 2 years ago

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      OSBERT JOEL C 2 years ago from CHENNAI

      Well presented. It is an useful article..

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      passionatelearnr 2 years ago

      Nicely written.