4. The body perspires to self-regulate its external temperature; it cools down when water from the sweat evaporates.
5. The average adult’s body is made up of about 50 to 65 percent water.
6. Infants have a much higher percentage of water in their body, which ranges from 75 to 85 percent.
7. Water content in body composition varies from gender and the fitness level of an individual.
8. Drinking eight to 10 glasses of water a day will keep the body suitably hydrated.
9. Having a well-hydrated body helps to maintain a proper fluid balance, which helps with muscle energy and elimination of waste within the body.
10. A person can only survive three to five days without water.