Friday, October 21, 2011

Top 10 Benefits of Drinking Water Daily That You Cannot Afford to Ignore

1. Water detoxifies the body i.e. removes the harmful and uwanted toxins that are present in the body via various mechanisms like sweat, etc.

2. Water transports nutrients and oxygen in the body cells.

3. Water inhibits the formation of plaque, which clogs the arteries in the heart and brain. Therefore, reduces the risk of heart attacks and strokes.

4. Water reduces cholesterol and blood pressure.

5. Water regulates body temperature.

6. The presence of water in the body dilutes the concentration of cancer causing coupounds in the urine. Therefore, water helps in reducing the risk of cancer of bladder and colon.

7. Water increases the metabolism breakdown of proteins and carbohydrates. It flushes out the offshoot of fat breakdown and regulates appetite. This is the reason it plays an important role in weight loss programs too.

8. Water keeps skin moist and increases its suppleness and elasticity. It rejuvenates the skin from within and helps in getting rid of acne.

9. Water keeps joints and muscles moist thereby reduces the chances of muscle cramps, pain in joints, and morning stiffness.

10. Water provides energy to the body

Important: All of the above and many more benefits of drinking water can be reaped if pure and fresh water is consumed. Consumption of impure water can do more harm than good.

Source: Bobby Forbes of Pure Water Home