How much do you know
about water? Are you getting enough? In this blog, we'll examine some
important questions about water and let you in on why quality water
is a vital component for you and your family.
Around 75% of
Americans, are not consuming enough water daily, despite being
figuratively surrounded by it. Why is this a problem? Water can
impact your energy levels, brain function, muscle function and mood.
Not drinking enough water daily can lead to weight gain, an increase
in migraines, constipation, energy loss and premature aging.
Water is a
workhorse, hauling important nutrients like oxygen to our cells and
stabilizing body temperature through sweat and breathing. Water
lubricates joints, cushions organs and removes wastes.
What does the
average person need to survive? Netflix, a cell phone with wifi,
video games and cheeseburgers are all viable options. You may be
surprised, however, to learn that apart from air, water is the most
necessary nutrient for most living things.
Water is even more
important than food. You may already know that the typical person can
exist without food for about a month. But take away water, and sadly
the average person wouldn't make it past a week. But why is that?
Water is a part of
so many vital functions in our body that we are practically made up
of more water than anything else. On cold days you can actually see
water vapor leaving your body when your exhalation comes out in the
form of steam. That's because your lungs alone, are made up of more
than 80% water.
Simply put, if
you're not getting enough water, your body systems can't run
properly. The fact is that the brain and heart are made up of about
73% water, skin is 64% water, and muscles and kidneys clock in at
nearly 80%. Even our bones are made up of 31% water. With these
facts, it's easy to see that the real fuel of the human body is some
systems can solve the problem of dehydration and cut the monthly
expense of bottled water, not to mention cutting down on the waste
produced by bottled water. The fact that many people are dehydrated
comes as no surprise when one considers how unfiltered tap water
tastes. In fact, many people are averse to drinking water straight
from the tap and swear by bottled water only.
Many don’t like
tap water because it can taste bad when there are high concentrations
of chlorine, iron and minerals. Even if your water is drinkable from
the tap there are other things that can go wrong in your water
supply. The excess minerals in hard water can cause your clothes to
wear out faster, stain your appliances and clog your plumbing system.
To drink more water
daily, consider carrying a refillable BPA free bottle with you at all
times. Sipping water all day is a great way to increase your intake,
and it doesn't have to be expensive. Did you know that the average
tap water usage per person in the United States is about 50 gallons
per day? Since the average cost for water utilities in a home is
around $2.00 for 1,000 gallons, you're getting about 5 gallons for a
At Hague Quality Water of Kansas City, we can resolve your water problems with water purification solutions. Contact us
today to find out how the Pura-Tech water purification system can supply your family with soft, sparkling water.