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Water Water Water

These facts about drinking enough water were shared on our Naturalmedicine facebook page by Knowledge is Power. Enough Water is such an overlooked key to maintaining good health I had to pass it on.

  • #1. 75% of Americans are chronically dehydrated. (also applies to half the world population)
  • #2. In 37% of Americans, the thirst mechanism is so weak that it is mistaken for hunger.
  • #3. Even MILD dehydration will slow down one’s metabolis
    m as much as 3%.
  • #4. One glass of water will shut down midnight hunger pangs for almost 100% of the dieters studied in a University of Washington study.
  • #5. Lack of water, the #1 trigger of daytime fatigue.
  • #6. Preliminary research indicates that 8-10 glasses of water a day could significantly ease back and joint pain for up to 80% of sufferers.
  • #7. 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 on a printed page.
  • #8. 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.
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