Drink Up- some facts about H2O

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Sailboat off the shore of Haiti.

When you think about it, water is pretty amazing.  97% of the Earth is covered by SALT water.  Found in oceans and seas across the globe.  Zoom in a bit and we can find water all around. Take your skin for instance, it is 70% water. Water benefits us in so many ways. Let’s look at a few here.

Some quick facts about water may help you tip back the glass.

  • Water makes up 2/3 of the human body
  • Helps regulate  body temperature
  • Transports oxygen to cells
  • Cushions joints
  • 90% of your brain is water
  • Aides in your metabolism
  • Detoxes your system
  • Relieves fatigue
  • Aides in weight loss

The list can go on. So next time you reach for that sugary, no-nutritant, carbonated drink, think of your body. Water is a great choice!