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Monday, 8 April 2013


Did you know the following properties of water and why it is totally essential to drink it?
Take a look at just a few of water’s health benefits and see if there are any surprises:

* composes 75% of your brain
* regulates your body temperature
* makes up 83% of your blood
* removes waste
* composes 22% of your bones
* cushions your joints
* helps carry nutrients & oxygen to your cells
* moistens oxygen for breathing
* helps convert food to energy
* protects and cushions vital organs
* helps your body absorb nutrients
* makes up 75% of your muscles

Here are the best times to drink water and the benefits of drinking it at those times:

* after waking up – helps activate internal organs
* 30 minutes before a meal – helps digestion
* during and post-exercise – maintains hydration
* before taking a bath – helps lower blood pressure
* before going to bed – helps avoid stroke or heart attack

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