60% of your body is water! Your body uses water in every cell, organ and tissue, and is crucial to maintaining healthy organ function.
Your body is constantly losing water through breathing, sweating, and digesting. The amount of water each person drinks each day is variable, depending on climate, physical activity, and overall health.
A general rule of thumb is to drink between an ounce and a half of an ounce of water for each pound you weigh. When in doubt you can always check the color of your urine to see if you are getting enough water!
What water does for your body:
Regulates body temperature
Moistens tissues in the body
Prevents dry eyes, nose and mouth
Provides moisture to blood, bones, spinal cord, joints and brain
Helps the body eliminate waste more readily
Assists the liver in flushing out waste
Aids in digestion
Can help prevent UTIs, bladder infections, and kidney stones
Not all Water is created equal!
Unfortunately there are many contaminants that could be present in the water you drink. Typically we cannot detect these contaminants, because they are in small amounts, however, over extended periods of time these toxins can build up in the body.
Choosing a filter
A great way to make sure the water you are drinking is clean, is to purchase a filter. There are tons of water filters on the market. Before buying one, you should consider the cost of the filter, the contaminants the filter is removing, changing the filters at regular intervals, and how many people will be using the filter due to varying water storage levels.
We have found that the 10 Stage Plus Water Filter from www.newwaveenviro.com/ is one of the best water filters on the market.
This filter can be purchased at health food stores or Amazon.
Watch this video to learn more about it.
Our skin is our largest organ and it absorbs 60% of what we put on it in less than 30 seconds! This means that the water we shower with should also be filtered!
New Wave Enviro also has a shower filter:
So here you have it and we hope you have found this information helpful!
If you are concerned about having been exposed to chemicals from unfiltered water, we can help!
By using Nutrition Response Testing® we can help identify certain sensitivities and intolerances to chemicals and recommend the appropriate food supplements and dietary guidelines to support your body's own healing process!