Interesting Facts about Water
My dear friend Michaela Merten, a German actress, singer, bestseller author and motivation coach, has written a great article on water for the Huffington Post which I would like to reproduce here in parts.
The many benefits of water
*GOOD FOR YOUR CELLS - Water takes oxygen to your cells, collects used gases and transports them into your lung in order to be breathed out.
*GOOD FOR YOUR JOINTS - Our synovial fluid gets less with time, water can keep them flexible.
*GOOD FOR YOUR SKIN - You can use the most expensive lotions - if your skin does not get enough water from inside, you will see it!
*GOOD FOR YOUR BLOOD - Water dilutes your blood which can prevent from thrombosis and possibly reduces your blood pressure.
*GOOD FOR YOUR HEART - Sufficient water consumption relieves your heart!
*GOOD FOR YOUR KIDNEYS AND LIVER - Water helps both organs to fulfill their function: to detox your body!
*GOOD FOR YOUR BRAIN - Sufficient water keeps up your concetration and prevents from fatigue.
*GOOD FOR YOUR EYES - Too much computer work dries out your eyes! Drinking water can help to clean them wet.
*GOOD FOR YOUR BONES - If you do not drink enough water, your body tries to get liquid from your bones. Therefore you can reduce the risk of osteoporisis by drinking enough water.
*GOOD FOR YOUR METABOLISM - Water helps all metabolism processes in your body and can prevent from fatigue,heartburn, lack of concentration and other disturbances.
So drink 2 liters of water a day instead of sweet lemonades, Coke and other harmful drinks. It makes you feel and look better!