Water For Health

Water For Health

We all know that we should drink lots of water, suggested amounts are upwards of 1.5litres a day (The British Dietetic Association advises that we should consume 2.5 litres a day to remain healthy). However there is a lot of controversy; do tea and coffee count? How about squash or herbal tea? Should you have an extra glass for each alcoholic drink?

The following report will try and answer the following questions:

Why do our bodies need water?
How much water should I drink?
What are the benefits of lots of water?
What are the risks of not having enough water?
How do I know if I’m dehydrated?
Can we have too much water?
How does water help weight loss?

Why our bodies need water?

Water makes up 50-70% of our body weight and without it we would die within a ...

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