A flowing river sustains life far better than a stagnant pond.The Body is 70% water and it needs to be turning over. The only way this can happen is by drinking water.The “magic” number is 30ml/kilo body weight per day. In summer you may need more and if you are exercising or doing physical work you will need more. Water has no calories and helps fill you up. Have a big glass before each meal.
Many of us are permanently slightly dehydrated and this can cause a variety of symptoms as the infographic shows.
Medical Doctor, author, speaker, media presenter and health industry consultant, Dr Joe Kosterich wants you to be healthy and get the most out of life.
Joe writes for numerous medical and mainstream publications, is clinical editor at Medical Forum Magazine, and is also a regular on radio and television.
Joe is Medical Advisor to Medicinal Cannabis Company Little Green Pharma, Chairman of Australian Tobacco Harm Reduction Association and sits on the board of Arthritis and Osteoporosis WA. He is often called to give opinions in medico legal cases.
Through all this he continues to see patients as a GP each week.