Drinking water is vital for human health. Water has many benefits, from balancing body temperature to carrying oxygen to cells, from rejuvenating the skin to protecting joints and organs. But if you do not consume enough water, you will face many health problems. Dietitian Neslihan Öztürk Aktepe explains ways to recognise thirst and provides tips for healthy water consumption.
Drink 8-10 Glasses of Water Daily
“Water is an invaluable life-sustaining force with essential functions in the human body. As the most important biological solvent, water provides both the transport and breakdown of vitamins and minerals in the body. It plays a vital role in regulating body temperature. It is fundamental in moisturizing the skin, removing toxins and cleansing the body. It facilitates kidney functioning. An average person needs to drink 8-10 glasses of water a day to meet the body’s daily water needs.”