Make sure that you drink a lot of water on daily basis

Make sure that you drink a lot of water on daily basis

If you are a very active senior, you will realize that you will be sweating a lot and might result in loss of excess water from your body. On the other hand when the atmosphere is to dry and with less humidity suspended in it, you will certainly lose a lot of water from your body through breathing and perspiration. In order to make sure that the amount of water that your body needs is up to the mark, it is important to make sure that you replenish your body with each and every time through oral ingestion of water. That means that you need to drink water directly and I am not talking about intravenous type of replenishing water.

Advantages of drinking a lot of water

Water is an important element in digestion

The process of churning in our stomachs depends largely on the presence of water in the body. The process of churning is basically aimed at mixing food substrates so that the bacteria crucial for enhancing digestion can start acting on the food within very short period of time. Churning or food mixing cannot happen when there is of water in your stomach and when that happens, you will surely experience constipation.

Water helps reduce the hardness of bowel or fecal matter

Most of the seniors have shared their experiences where they experience very hard stool. When this happens, it becomes very difficult for them to complete the process of waste removal from the body.  You will agree with me that hard stool may be a source of pain when you are trying to get rid of it. In order to avoid this, you need to make sure that you take a lot of water and consider eating more vegetables so as to add the bulk of the waste that comes out of your body.

Water helps in losing weight

If you are a senior who has attained the age of 65 or above and struggling with unwanted weight or obesity, it is very important for you to consider filling your stomach with water. When taken, water will fill up lots of your stomach space and your body will utilize the water rather food. When that happens, only minerals from the water will be absorbed and sugars will be something that may never be found in that equation. As time goes by, you will realize that you are losing weight slowly.

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