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Dehydration 1 Dehydration Nicole Ureste September 4, 2010 SCI/241 Steve O’Dell
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Dehydration 2 Water is very important when it comes to maintaining good health because our bodies are estimated at being made up of about 60 to 70 percent water. Our blood is also mostly water. Other important parts of our bodies such as our brain, muscles, and lungs also contain a lot of water. Without water our body would not be capable of controlling or regulating our body temperature. Water also provides our body with a way for the nutrients we consume to travel to all of the organs. Oxygen is transferred to our cells by water and it also protects our joints and organs (about.com, n.d.). There are several functions of water in the body. Water regulates the temperature of our bodies preventing fever when we are sick and also helping us to stay hydrated when it is very hot outside. It also helps us to maintain healthy skin, is a natural lubricant for our joints, and helps to remove waste from our body. Water is what moves the much needed
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