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We’ve all experienced the feeling thirst, and the relief that comes with drinking water. But why is water really so essential to our lives? What actually goes on “behind the scenes”, inside our bodies?
Water molecules are consumed during the digestive process as they break down complex foods into units that are easier to absorb. Inversely, certain metabolic reactions create water in our bodies.
Water is essential to the body because it delivers nutritional elements such as minerals, trace elements and vitamins to the cells. It also plays a key role in eliminating waste.
Through perspiration, water plays a crucial role in regulating the internal temperature of our body relative to the external temperature, thus preventing overheating.