3. Other Body Uses Of Water
The body needs water for the proper functioning of its glandular systems. The salivary glands in the mouth and the glands in the tongue help prepare food for digestion and keep the mouth moist.
The hypothalamus, located within the brain, regulates the conservation, replenishment, and elimination of water. It can be affected by the type of water you drink, since inorganic mineral deposits can impair its functioning. Also easily damaged by impure water are the thyroid, the adrenals and the pituitary glands.
The pancreas has as its function the manufacture of digestive juices and insulin, and it utilizes water in their manufacturing.
The uses of water in the body are so multifarious that we can’t begin to list them all here!