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Facts About Water and Dehydration (Why You Should Drink More Awesome Water!)


Facts about water and dehydration

 

The facts tell us to drink plenty of water, but what are the reasons why? Below are some facts about water and dehydration – more reasons to love Awesome Water!

 

  • Water acts as a lubricant for your muscles, joints and organs, which we all use whilst exercising
  • Thirst can be an early sign of dehydration, so don’t let yourself get thirsty! Keep drinking water regularly
  • 75% of your muscles are water
  • Being hydrated aids the regulation of body temperature and blood pressure
  • Aids and protects vital organs such as those in your digestive system
  • Dehydration can cause lack of perspiration, shrunken, shrivelled or dry skin, low blood pressure, increased heart rate, fever, and in severe cases even unconsciousness
  • People who live and work in higher altitudes are more prone to dehydration
  • Approximately 60% of our bodies are water (although this can vary depending on factors such as age, gender, and diet)
  • Generally, females have less water percentage in the body as opposed to males, mostly due to the fact that women have a higher percentage of body fat
  • Babies and infants have a much higher water percentage in their bodies, as opposed to elderly individuals
  • During breastfeeding period, it is recommended that you drink approximately 3.8L of water a day!
  • Nearly 97% of the world’s water is salty or not potable (safe to drink)
  • Humans can live nearly a month without food, but only less than a week without water
  • Water has three different states: solid, liquid and gas
  • Awesome Water puts minerals back into your, such as potassium and magnesium

 

All these reasons and more are why you should drink AWESOME WATER!