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Drinking water: The 5 main health benefits of the precious liquid

By Nicola Shubrook – Registered Nutritionist

A glass of water.

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We all know it’s important to stay hydrated, but why? We asked certified nutritionist Nicola Shubrook to explain the five main benefits of drinking enough water.

What is water?

Water is a colorless liquid composed of hydrogen and oxygen (H20). It is essential for life, even if it does not provide calories.

Drinking adequate amounts of water, or staying hydrated, is the first rule of health and nutrition.

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