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About 70% of an adult's body is made of water. About 70% of the earth's surface is covered by water. Water with all its amazing properties is a prerequisite for life. As the primary ingredient of both blood and lymph, water transports nutrients and oxygen to all your 100 trillion cells and carries away waste products and carbon dioxide. Water is a lubricant, which prevents friction between the moving parts in your body. Overall, it keeps your body fluid and flexible water additionally stabilizes body temperature. The 2nd Element of Health Water is essential to survival. A person can live for about a month with food, but only a few days without water. It is essential that you stay hydrated by drinking at least half your body weight in ounces of pure water a day. Most people do not drink enough water and /or drink too many soft drinks, coffee, tea and alcohol that dehydrates. 8 Benefits of Drinking More Water Water … • Helps maintain health body weight by increasing metabolism and regulating appetite. • Leads to increased energy levels. The most common cause of daytime fatigue is actually mild dehydration. • Can significantly reduce joint and/or back pain in a majority of sufferers. • Leads to overall greater health by flushing out waste and bacteria than can cause disease. • Can prevent and alleviate headaches. Dehydration is often the main cause of headaches. • Naturally moisturizes skin and ensures proper cellular formation underneath layers of skin to give it a healthy glowing appearance. Water Page 14| Abby's Magazine -

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