Your muscles that move your body are 75% water
Your blood that transport nutrients is 82% water
Your lungs that provide your oxygen are 90% water
Your brain, the control center of your body, is 76% water
Even your bones are 25% water
From nerve impulses that travel around the body, to the transport of oxygen and nutrients throughout the system, water plays an integral role. It is vital that you drink plenty of water. Water not only provides you with nutrition, but it removes toxins. Water is your body’s principal chemical component.
Lack of water can lead to dehydration, a condition that occurs when you do not have enough water in your body to carry out normal functions. When the body gets low on fluid, every process will likely be compromised. Dehydration can cause a diverse array of symptoms including:
- Muscle cramps