Improve Health, Increase Longevity by Hydrating

Lawndale News Chicago's Bilingual Newspaper - HealthBy: Chiro One Wellness Centers

Water, that magical substance from which all life springs forth, is essential to the very existence of every life form on earth. The human body is 75 percent water, while the brain alone is comprised of 85 percent water. Water is so essential, that without it we could live for only a few days. And when you’re thirsty, there’s nothing more satisfying than a glass of crystal clear water. Even though flavorless, the feeling it can give you as you drink this elixir of life is satisfying and refreshing.

Top 10 Health Benefits of Drinking Water:

    1. Lose weight: Drinking water helps you lose weight because it flushes down the by-products of fat breakdown and reduces hunger.
    2. Natural Remedy for Headache: Helps to relieve headache and back pains due to dehydration.
    3. Look Younger with Healthier Skin: Water helps to replenish skin tissues, moisturizes skin and increase skin elasticity.
    4. Better Productivity at Work: Drinking water helps you think better, be more alert and more concentrate.
    5. Better Exercise and Improved Mood: Drinking water regulates your body temperature. You’ll feel more energetic when doing exercises and water helps to fuel your muscle and improve your mood.
    6. Helps in Digestion and Constipation: Drinking water raises your metabolism because it helps in digestion.
    7. Less Likely to Get Sick and Feel Healthy: Drinking plenty of water helps fight against flu and other ailments like kidney stones and heart attack and can improve our immune system.
    8. Relieves Fatigue: Water is used by the body to help flush out toxins and waste products from the body which in turn gives you more energy.
    9. Reduce the Risk of Cancer: Some studies show that drinking a healthy amount of water may reduce the risks of bladder cancer and colon cancer.
    10. Increases Longevity: Studies have shown that water has anti-aging properties and that staying hydrated can increase longevity.

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