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28 01 19

Water in your organism

Water constitutes 60-70% of the human body, 75% of the child’s body and above 80% of the newborn’s body. What is more:

  • it is the main environment where all metabolic processes occur
  • it carries nutrients to cells
  • it carries out dissolved by-products of metabolism
  • maintains normal blood pressure
  • allows gas exchange in the lungs maintaining constant adequate hydration of the lungs
  • participates in thermoregulation