Benefits of Pure Water to Drink
Dehydration can quickly lead to lethargy, confusion, and depression
in all species.
Brain tissue averages about 85% water.
Histamine plays a major role in the distribution of water to cells.
Dehydration significantly increases histamine levels, contributing to closing down airways.
Tremendous amounts of water are needed for digestion of solid foods.
Dehydration is number one cause of constipation in almost all species.
Body wastes and toxins must be diluted with lots of water
for safe elimination.
Cartilage must be well hydrated
to avoid damage to the spine and joints caused by friction.
Recovery time is shortened by plenty of fluids to wash away
lactic acid and other cell wastes.
Muscle contraction only takes place in the presence of water.
Skin tissue performs best when moisture is abundant.
We all depend on staying well hydrated for delivery of oxygen, nutrients, antibodies, and hormones to our cells by our bloodstream and toxic waste removal by our lymph systems.
Every chemical and enzymatic reaction in our bodies operates more efficiently with adequate water.
Avoiding pollutants and dangerous chemicals in our pets' watering dishes (and our own drinking glasses) is becoming more and more difficult. But it's probably the most important thing we can do to provide a long and comfortable life for ourselves and our companions.