+ Importance of Water
+ Water and
   Human Health

+ Facts about Water

Facts about Water :
  • 75% of people are dehydrated.
  • 2.5 liters of water is lost each day through normal bodily functions.
  • Symptoms of the body's deterioration begin to appear when the body loses5% of its total water volume.
  • Even MILD dehydration will slow down one's metabolism as much as 3%
  • Lack of water is the #1 trigger of daytime fatigue.
  • Preliminary research indicates that 8-10 glasses of water a day could significantly ease back and joint pain for up to 80% of suffers.
  • A mere 2% drop in body water can trigger fuzzy short-term memory, trouble with basic math, and difficulty focusing on the computer screen or a printed page.
  • Drinking 5 glasses of water daily decreases the risk of colon cancer by 45%, plus it can slash the risk of breast cancer by 79%, and one is 50% less likely to develop bladder cancer.
  • Our energy level is impacted largely by our consumption of water. It has been medically proven that just a 5% drop in body fluids will cause a 25 to 30% loss of energy in most people, a 15% drop causes death! It is also estimated that more than 2/3 of all people do not drink enough water and suffer some degree of dehydration. The result being a large part of our population operating at only 70 to 75% of their capacity, or less. Unfortunately most people turn to stimulants like caffeine and sugar to boost their energy level rather than drinking more water, which is what our body needs to produce natural energy. Caffeine, alcohol and sugar are all strong diuretics and actually cause your body to lose water, resulting in a further loss of natural energy production and eventually can lead to a dependency on artificial energy.
  • A study done by the Medical College of Wisconsin and Harvard University concluded that drinking chlorinated water over long periods of time increases the chances of contracting rectal cancer by 38 percent and contracting bladder cancer by 21 percent. In addition, among those who drank chlorinated water, the researchers found a higher incidence of cancer of the esophagus, rectum, breast, and larynx, as well as Hodgkin's disease.
  • 2 cups of water and a 20 minute break will overcome most common headache pain.
  • A child consumes 3 times as much water per pound of body weight than an adult does, so they get a bigger dose of the chemicals in our water, and they're developing bodies are simply much more sensitive.
  • By taking in enough water, your body starts dropping weight possibly 4 or 5 pounds in the first week because it optimizes your bodily functions, allowing the body to run more efficiently and start burning stored body fat for energy.

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