In the scope of the universe, our planet remains an anomaly to us as it is the only known planet in the universe where life flourished. This is due in large part to the presence of liquid water on our planet’s surface; it is a well-known fact that three-quarters of the earth’s surface is filled with water. Water is one of the key ingredients needed for carbon-based life as we know it and is essential to sustain a healthy body; here are some facts on water and the role it plays in our lives.
Our Need for Water
Contrary to common belief, our bodies are in fact composed of roughly 60% water rather than 90%. In order to function properly, the human body must replenish fluids lost through digestion and urination; as a general rule of thumb a human can only survive for ab