Healthy Living: Top 7 Reasons Why You Should Drink Water Each Day

Credit: Autri Teheri

Top 7 Reasons Why You Should Drink Water Each Day

by Joanne Troppello


Our bodies are made up of 60 percent water and our blood is comprised of 90 percent water. Are you drinking enough water each day to stay healthy and hydrated? Many people do not drink enough water daily.


Interesting Facts on Drinking Water


路 You can increase the chances of weight loss by drinking water and not soda

路 Your skin is more susceptible to wrinkling and skin disease when dehydrated

路 Many bodily functions/organs need water to function properly like kidneys


Benefits of Drinking Water Each Day


If you haven鈥檛 yet started drinking enough water each day, you may want to start now. Consider the following top 7 reasons to stay hydrated each day with water.


1. Oxygenation in the Body


As mentioned, your blood contains more than 90 percent water. Your blood is important in fighting various infections and is responsible for carrying hormones throughout the body.


Carbon dioxide and waste is carried to the digestive system, kidneys, and lungs through the blood so that it can be removed from your body. So, to ensure proper oxygenation and waste removal in your body, stay hydrated.


2. Enhances Skin Health


Most people want to maintain healthy skin that looks beautiful and has fewer wrinkles. People spend millions of dollars each year on the newest skin care cream for this very purpose.


Now, drinking water won鈥檛 be a fountain of youth and keep your skin young forever. However, it can be extremely helpful in reducing premature wrinkles and improving your skin鈥檚 defenses against various disorders.


3. Joint Lubrication


Cartilage is an important strong connective tissue that is found in joints between your ankles, elbows, knees, and discs of the spine. It is a softer tissue than bone, but firm and important in connecting bones together. The cartilage found in these various areas contains up to 80 percent water.


Credit: Imani Clovis
You may be experiencing joint pain due to decreased shock-absorbing ability if you are dehydrated. So, make sure you drink enough water each day.

4. Maintains Cleaner Mouth


Who doesn鈥檛 want a clean mouth and decreased tooth decay? You can decrease the chances of tooth decay and keep your mouth cleaner when you drink water instead of sweetened drinks like sweet tea or soda.


Mucus and saliva are formed from water in our bodies. Additionally, your eyes, nose, and mouth will be less dry if you drink more water each day.


5. Healthy Digestion and Excretion


Saliva is important in helping our bodies digest food. Dehydration can cause constipation, stomach ulcers, and heartburn as well. Waste from your body is flushed when you sweat, urinate, and have bowel movements.


Fluid in the body is regulated by the kidneys. Your body can develop kidney stones if you are not drinking enough water. So, keep your digestive system healthy and drink a lot of water each day.


6. Healthy Brain Function


Maintaining healthy brain function is important to the overall health of your body. Brain structure is responsible for neurotransmitter and hormone production.


Drinking water each day is effective in providing a cushion for the spinal cord, brain, and other important sensitive tissues. If you are dehydrated for long periods of time, that can cause issues with cognition and reasoning.


7. Nutrient Absorption


Your body needs the right amounts of minerals and nutrients for proper bodily functions. You can get these important nutrients from healthy foods and taking organic vitamins. You need to drink enough water each day for the minerals and nutrients to properly dissolve in water so that they effectively make it to all areas in your body.

About the Author


Joanne Troppello is a published author of 3 inspirational fiction novels and the Publisher and Editor-in-Chief of Mustard Seed Sentinel. She has experience as a freelance writer in topics such as marketing, retail marketing, health and wellness, SEO and social media, travel and lifestyle, website content, recommendations for apps, and content for blogs. Visit her Amazon Author Page for more information regarding her books. Connect on Twitter. Read more about Mustard Seed Sentinel here.


#DrinkingWater #DrinkWaterEachDay #HealthyDiet #Water #HealthyLiving

Paula Thomas.YL Success wiht Paula Logo.
Young Living Banner.Lavender.jpg
Gillette on Demand.jpg
Boxed Wholesale Delivered
Ambit Energy
Finally Family Homes.LOGO.jpg
Rakuten Ebates.jpg

© Joanne Troppello and Mustard Seed Sentinel, 2019. Unauthorized usage or duplication of any content published on this website without specific written permission from the site owner is strictly prohibited. With appropriate and specific guidance, excerpts and links may be used provided full definitive credit is given to Joanne Troppello, the contributor, and Mustard Seed Sentinel. Publication start date March 2016. MSS is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program.

DISCLAIMER: MSS reserves the right to remove comments on articles and in the forum that are not in line with our family-friendly brand and faith-based Christian magazine theme. Please make every effort to comment on articles and participate in the chat rooms in a friendly way that is devoid of profanity and hateful speech. MSS reserves the right to decline site membership (both the free membership and paid subscription membership) to any members who are violating our requests to keep this online community family-friendly. No spam links or comments will be allowed. Spam, profanity, and hateful speech will be deleted.

Freelance content submissions are always welcome and can be submitted through the submit button on the top of the Home Page underneath the header. All submissions are subject to review and possible rejection if the content does not meet quality standards. Edits may be suggested or required for some submissions. At this time, compensation is not given for submissions. However, as the Mustard Seed Sentinel readership grows, financial compensation will be provided for freelancers who submit appropriate and acceptable content for publication, such as the following: author interviews they've completed, guest blogs, or news articles. All freelancers will have their byline listed. NOTE: Mustard Seed Sentinel is a family-friendly publication and only appropriate faith-based content will be accepted.

This magazine is available for free online.

If you like our content and want to support

this publication, feel free to donate below.

Our paid subscription page is for paying members only. Engaging content, educational information, and interactive activities like webinars, as well as podcasts, are available for these paying members.

Publication of Mustard Seed Marketing Group, LLC