Water at Work in Our Bodies
Undeniably, we cannot live without two nutrients. Food and water. Three, if you count chocolate.
Food, you can last nearly a month without eating. Water, only about a week if you are lucky. But why is water so important to us? What does water do to and for our bodies to keep us alive? I want to try to answer those questions in non-technical language.
How important is water to our system? According to the World Health Organization (WHO), a mere two percent decrease of water in our bodies can cause fatigue and a reduction in brain function. This makes me think I’m low on water most days. Our connection to water and …