Pure water is the most CRITICAL of
all of the essential nutrients for
sustaining life, and is the MOST
important component of the
How much of our body is water?
About 60% of the body is made up
entirely of water!
What does water do
for our bodies…
Protects body organs and tissues,
brain, eyes, mouth and nose
Helps flush out toxins through
the liver and kidneys
Regulates body temperature
Carries nutrients & oxygen to cells
Helps dissolve minerals making
them accessible to the body
Water helps with digestion:
Helps prevent constipation.
Water works with fiber allowing
waste to move freely through the
Helps the body to absorb nutrients
in from the digestive tract such as
water soluble vitamins
Water acts as a diluter in clearing
waste from the body.
If we eat right, most of our water intake
comes from the FOODS we eat each day
How much water is necessary?
PERSONAL WATER NEEDS:
BODY WEIGHT divided by 2
EQUALS = necessary amount
of water in ounces per day!
200 lbs. = 100 oz.
you exercise, you should drink
an additional 8 oz. of water for
every 20 minutes you are active!
Signs of Dehydration:
Dark Urine /Strong Odor /Low Volume
Dark Sunken Eyes
Low Energy/Fatigue/ Dizzy / Headaches
Irritability / Emotional Instability
Loss of skin elasticity/ Muscle aches
Diarrhea / Vomiting
Blood pressure imbalance / Severely low
or dangerously elevated heart rate