Are you drinking enough water?


Tips and facts from NutritionMum: 

  • Two thirds of the human body is water
  • Water is one of the four basic nutrients our body requires (carbohydrates, protein and fats, being the other three}
  • We lose 11/2 litres per day of water through perspiration, kidney function, lungs and our gastrointestinal tract.
  • Necessary for detoxification, moving wastes in and out of cells
  • Regulates body temperature
  • Assists in lubricating our joints
  • Assists in our lungs inflating and deflating
  • Assists in carrying oxygen to our cells
  • Necessary for water soluble vitamins
  • Hydrating- especially beneficial for our skin
  • No calories/kilojoules
  • Assists in fluid retention by flushing sodium out of our body
  • Necessary for the digestive and absorptive processes
  • Hunger pains can be a sign of thirst not necessarily hunger


Ensure you drink 2 litres of filtered water daily!


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