Two-thirds of our body is made up of water and experts say you should be drinking about eight 8-ounce glasses of water in a day. Water helps us as human beings to physically function better; dehydration can lead to fatigue. Studies also show that when you are not hydrated, your brain does not function properly. Dehydration can directly impair many different brain functions and it can affect mood and concentration. Staying hydrated can also help prevent migraines. When looking internally, without proper balance of fluid in the body, cells will start to shrivel which can lead to muscle fatigue. When you are exercising, it is important to stay hydrated as you want to make up for the fluid that is lost when you sweat. Sometimes, people who are aiming for weight loss drink water to suppress their appetite. Research also shows that dehydration can cause cramps to happen anytime during the day or night. Take it as a challenge! Drinking water has great benefits! Try it out today by starting to slowly increase your water intake. Pass it on to a friend!

P.S. – If you have been instructed by your physician to limit your water intake, this is not for you!