Health Benefits of Drinking Water

The Top 3 Fails When You Don't Drink Water

There are numerous health benefits of drinking water. But you already know this. But did you know that if you don't drink water and take salt, you are at risk of numerous fails. Here are the top 3 fails. Yet people will complain, they don't like the taste of water. Or they may say they don't like to drink because they have to go to the bathroom.

Often times, the health benefits of anything we should do may not supersede the will of our bodies. To get the maximum benefits of water, we need not only to know the health benefits, we need motivation. Simply touting the benefits is not enough.

Health Benefits of Drinking Water

Our bodies are between 50% and 70% water. Drinking helps us maintain what we are.

Water flushes out the toxins. On both a systemic level and on a cellular level, water helps flush out toxins from our body.

3rd Fail to Drink Fails Your Body

Fail to drink water and you fail to flush your system as effectively as you should. The less you flush the more you leave your body at risk of disease. You are at greater risk of kidney and gall stones. You are at greater risk of anything that results of having too much of anything that would normally be flushed out of your body. This is the third of the most important health benefits of drinking water.

2nd Fail to Drink Fails Your Body: Decreased Brain Function

Fail to hydrate and have the proper electrolytes and you fail to provide the means to have optimal brain operation and energy to operate. Yes, water and salt are the original 3 Hour Energy Drink.

Water provides hydro-electric energy in our cells. Water, like ADP, is one of the fuels that our cells use.

Water transports essential electrolytes throughout our bodies and in and out of our cells. In addition to being a fuel, water transports in and out, the essential products the cells needs or produces.

If you want your brain at its optimal, this is one of your best heath benefits of drinking water.

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1st Fail to Drink Fails Your Body: Heart Attack and Stroke Risk

Fail to properly hydrate your body put you at greater risk of heart attack. Even if you are young, and you begin to engage in sports, you may be at greater risk of a heart attack.

With the proper hydration and electrolytes, your body is less likely to have a heart attack or stroke. The science suggests that even if you are having a heart attack or stroke, by taking water and salt, it may be possible to reverse the stroke and stop the heart attack. For those with heart disease, this is one of the biggest heath benefits of drinking water.

Our Bodies Temperature Regulator

Like an air conditioner, our bodies water keeps us cool in the summer. Hydration also plays a role in maintaining our heat. All our systems and function work optimally when properly hydrated.

Water works like the air conditioning fluid that our body uses for daily operation. Water is the primary means our bodies use for cooling.

Water Promotes Weight Loss

When we drink water and take the salt, water goes into our stomach. There is washes out the old mucous and used up salt from the last meal. Once in the gut, the water is absorbed into the body, goes through the circulatory system and once back at the stomach, it creates a new mucous lining for the stomach to receive the next meal. It also takes the salt to produce on demand, a fresh batch of chemicals needed for digestion.

Now, when you eat, your stomach is ready for food. You digest food better. You quickly attain satiation. You are not full, you have just eaten enough that you do not need any more. It is a wonderful feeling and if your dieting, this is one of your best health benefits of drinking water.

You need the salt and the water 30 to 45 minutes before the meal for this benefit. Also, use salt with your meal.

It also improve digestion.

Improves Skin

One of the tests of the hydration of our body is the skin turgor test. Pinch a little skin on the back of your hand. If it stays tented, you will be told you are dehydrated by your doctor.

Properly hydrated skin is healthy skin. You will look younger and more beautiful.

Good for Joint Health

Our joints need water to function optimally. They also need water to maintain proper hydration. They do not have circulation. They need to be bathed in fluids to maintain health.


Our gut needs water to function. A healthy gut is essential for overall health.


Our immune system, and especially the glutathione redox system has a high affinity for water. When properly hydrated, our body can more effectively make glutathione or GSH. This is the bodies master antioxidant, master detoxifier and master immunity booster.

Pain Reliever

There are several kinds of pain. Water and salt both have incredible pain relieving powers. Even headaches will disappear with salt and water.

Ends Cramps, Acts Like a Muscle Relaxant

Most muscle cramps are simply signs of fluid and electrolyte imbalance. Drinking more water and a pinch of salt should make most cramps disappear in seconds. Do it before a workout or sleep and you will not have cramps at all.

Saves Money

Water, even if you pay for filtered water or water filters, is cheaper than any drinks you cam buy. Cha-ching, both physical and financial health.

Build Muscles

Boosts Metabolism

It is the Best Natural Antihistamine

Boosts Brain Power

Makes you smarter

Keeps You Alert

The original 4 hour energy drink

Keeps You Young

These are just some of the health benefits of drinking water.

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"Drink plenty of water two hours after each meal; drink none just before eating; and a small quantity if any at meal time. Do not take a bath until two hours after eating a meal, nor closer than one hour before eating. Drink a full glass of water both before and after the bath." (Golden Age, Sept. 9, 1925, pp. 784-785)

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We are not promoting increased salt intake. We are suggesting taking salt in amounts appropriate to your bodies needs, based on water needs. Our needs are not one size fits all.

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Hi, my name is Sharon. The webmaster of this site is my nurse, my personal water coach and my husband.

As this site was first being built, I had a headache and as usual took an Ibuprofen. Impatient for it to start working, I decided to try the Water Cures. I took a pinch of salt and a glass of water. Then I took a second pinch of salt and another glass of water. My headache was gone in less than 5 minutes.

From my personal experience, it usually takes 30 to 45 minutes for Ibuprofen to work. Some have found it takes ibuprofen 24 minutes to start working.

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