The body in whole is composed of the flesh and blood. The flesh is made up of bones, muscles, ligaments, organs and other structures. The work of the flesh is doing activities such as walking and jumping. The life of the flesh is in the blood. There are many things that are found in blood. Some of the examples of things that are found in the blood are enzymes, cells, sugars, to name a few. Water makes the highest percentage of the composition of the blood. Blood is normally red in color. It has been noted for oxygenated blood to be dark red in color while deoxygenated blood to be light red in color. There are various functions of the blood. The body is kept warm through the circulation of the blood through its vessels. Examples of types of blood vessels are aorta, veins, capillaries, venules, and arterioles. It has been known for blood vessels to be different in terms of size and functionality. The largest blood vessel has been known to be the aorta while the smallest one the capillaries.
It has been known for blood to assist in the transport of nutrients in the tissues of the body. It is also the work of the blood to assist in the removal of the waste substances from the body. Blood plays a role in the health of the body. Blood has cells that ensure that the body is healthy at all times. Platelets found in the blood help in the healing process of the physical injuries. White blood cells boost the immunity of the body. The function of the red cells is to transport gasses into and out of the body. Our body is always prone to dehydration. Dehydration is mostly experienced during hot weather. The body usually sweats when doing activities such as exercises and business. The skin has sweat glands that excrete water and salts through evaporation when the weather is hot. Dehydration is very dangerous to the body since it can bring problems such as a headache and brain malfunctioning.
It should be our aim to stay in cool places during summer to avoid dehydration. There are a few methods we can use to make our body be hydrated especially in summer. We can hydrate our body during summer by taking a lot of water. Scientifically, beings are supposed to take eight glasses of water daily. We can hydrate our body by eating foods that have high water content such as vegetables and fruits. We should keep at bay drinks that can dehydrate our body such as alcohol.