From the Desk of… Theresa Sabatela
Wellness & Life Coach
Tmsabaatela @aol.com (305) 854- 6165 (786) 260- 2926
How long can the Human Body Survive without Food?
Humans can survive without food for 30-40 days (About 5 weeks).
What about without water?
Without water life will end in 3 to 5 days.
The average person’s body is composed of:
Seventy Percent water.
Body’s water content:
Varies considerably from person to person and even from one body part to another.
Body’s Water Supply:
Is responsible for and involved in nearly every bodily process, such as;
- Absorption (Primary transporter of nutrients throughout the body.
Transporter of nutrients:
Is the primary transporter of nutrients and Oxygen to the cells and the blood, throughout the body Primary, remember anabolism and catabolism?
Regulates body temperature through perspiration:
Water maintains normal body temperature.
Detoxifies the body:
Carries waste material out of the body
Replacing water that is being eliminated:
Throughout the system of elimination is imperative
Decline in our blood volume:
A drop in the body’s water content causes a decline in blood volume, in turn this triggers HYPOTHAlamus
Quality water is beneficial for all disorders know Especially important for people who have musculoskeletal problems such as:
- Anxiety Attacks
- Food intolerance
- Acid stomach
- Heart Burn
- Muscle pain
- Colitis pain
- Hot flashes
- Chronic fatique
High level of Toxins in the system:
If not enough water is consumed toxins will buildup in the system causing headaches.
The most important Detox:
Water through the system of elimination flushes out toxins. A big sign of this is muscle aces and pains as having fever or feeling your body very hot.
Without adequate water, we would poison ourselves with our own metabolic waste. The kidneys remove waste products such as:
- Uric Acid
- Lactic Acid
All of these must be dissolve in water. If there is not enough water available to remove these substances effectively, they may cause damage to the kidneys.
Digestion, Metabolism, Enzymes and chemical reactions in the body, depend on water: Digestion and your Metabolism also rely on water for certain enzymatic and chemical reactions in the body.
Water is essential for Breathing:
Water is essential for breathing because lung tissue must be moist to facilitate oxygen intake and carbon dioxide excretion.
- Body functions being impaired
- Your Fluid Balance
- The more active you are:
Approximately one pint of liquid is lost each day through exhaling. If you do not take in enough water to maintain fluid balance, every bodily function can be impaired.
Inadequate water consumption may contribute to:
- Excess body fat
- Poor muscle tone
- Digestive Problems
Poor functioning of many organs including:
- Muscle Soreness
- Water retention
Consuming plenty of quality water can;
- Slow aging process
- Prevent and improve arthritis
- Kidney stones
The right amount:
Ten glasses (80 ounces daily)
Finding quality water, would seem an easy task, however due to the differentiae’s of classification, that water is given today, the consumer may be confused in selecting the right water. In my next article I will be breaking down this classification. In my next article I will offer a guide to understanding what the most commonly used classification of water mean and how these different kinds of water may help or harm the body.
- The Safety of Top Water
- Ground Water
- Hard versus Soft Water
- Water Analysis
- Improving Top Water in the Home
- Home Water Treatment Methods
- Bottle Water
- Artesian Water
- Deionized Demineralized Water
- Mineral Water
- Natural Spring
- Steam Distilled