Drinking water is essential in keeping your body functioning at its best as it maintains blood flow and keeps organs healthy. It is recommended that Americans should drink 8 x 8 ounces (8 cups) per day. But studies show that Americans drink, on average, 4 cups of plain water per day.
Let these fun facts inspire you to drink more H2O!
Fact #1: 60% of the human body is water.
Fact #2: A person can live about a month without food but just a week without water.
Fact #3: 75% of the human brain is water; a living tree is also 75% water.
Fact #4: Water acts as a shock absorber for the brain and spinal cord.
Fact #5: Babies have the most water content – about 78% at birth.
Fact #6: Water is the only substance found in all three physical states – liquid, solid, and gas.