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GOT WATER? WHY DEHYDRATION IS MAKING YOU FAT AND SICK Fatigue High blood pressure The blood is normally about 92% water when the body is fully hydrated. When dehydrated, the blood becomes thicker causing Water is the most vital sources of energy in the body. Dehydration causes the enzymatic activity in the body to slow down, resulting in tiredness and fatigue. resistance to blood flow and resulting in elevated blood pressure. Skin disorders Asthma and allergies Dehydration impairs the elimination of toxins through the skin and makes it more vulnerable When dehydrated, your body will restrict airways as a means to conserve water, In fact the rate of histamine produced by the body increases exponentially as the body loses more and more water. to all types of skin disorders, including dermatitis and psoriasis, as well as premature wrinkling and discoloration. High cholesterol Digestive When the body is dehydrated, it will produce more cholesterol to prevent disorders A shortage of water and water loss from the cells. alkaline minerals, such as calcium and Bladder or kidney problems magnesium, can lead to a number of digestive disorders, With a dehydrated body, the accumulation of including ulcers, gastritis and acid reflux. toxins and acid waste creates an environment where bacteria thrive, resulting in the bladder and kidney to be more prone to infection, inflammation and pain. Constipation The When short of water, the colon is one of the primary regions the body draws water from in order to provide fluids for other critical body functions. Without adequate water, wastes move through the large intestines much more slowly or sometimes not at all, resulting in constipation. average human body is 75% Joint pain or stiffness All joints have cartilage padding which is composed mainly of water. When the body is dehydrated, cartilage is weakened and joint repair is slow resulting in pain and discomfort, water On average you should aim to drink 8 8-ounce glasses of water every day. Weight gain When dehydrated, your body often cannot eliminate toxins Factors that require increased effectively thus storing them in fat cells. Furthermore, the water consumption include: exercise, environment, Illness, Pregnancy, Breastfeeding. body will not release the fat unless it is sufficiently hydrated to safely remove these toxins. Premature aging When chronically dehydrated, the body's organs, including its largest organ, the skin, begins to wrinkle and wither prematurely. The average adult loses about 10 cups of water every day, simply by breathing, sweating, urinating and eliminating waste. Morning Tip: Have a nice cool glass of water as soon as you awaken! THE HUMAN Blood is Bones Muscles 92% 22% 75% BODY IS water water water The brain is 75% water DID YOU KNOW... Researchers estimate that over the course of a year, a person who increased his water Drinking two 8-ounce glasses of water before breakfast, lunch, and dinner while also cutting back on portions will help you lose weight and keep it off for at least a year, according to research. consumption by 1.5 liters a day would burn an extra 17,400 calories, for a weight loss of approximately five pounds. You should Drink only Water! The Drinking cold water can speed your metabolism and WHEN YOU FEEL THIRSTY, YOU ARE number one source of excessive calories in a person's diet is sugar-based beverages such as soda and fruit juices. ALREADY DEHYDRATED. burn calories. The effects of elevated Just one can of soda pop: Glass of metabolism begin about 10 minutes after consuming the water and peak at 30-40 minutes after drinking. water: 35 grams of sugar O grams of sugar 140 calories calories BROUGHT TO YOU BY GET SKINNY BE HAPPY SOURCES http://www.webmd.com/diet/news/20040105/drinking-water-may-speed-weight-loss http://news.discovery.com/human/health/glass-water-weight-loss.htm http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/06/29/diet-soda-weight-gain_n_886409.html http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Weight_loss_effects_of_water http://www.wholebodycleansing.net/weight-gain-kidney-- liver-congestion.html http://www.waterbenefitshealth.com/symptoms-of-chronic-dehydration.html

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This infographic is about the importance of water for human body. The dehydration and the implications for the human body.

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