I wanted to post another article on the importance and value of drinking enough water. I received a cute, easy to read e-mail from a good friend of mine with 8 great reasons to drink 8 or more glasses of water a day! Enjoy the e-mail!
#1. 75% of Americans are chronically dehydrated. (Likely 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 metabolism as 3%.
#4. One glass of water shut down midnight hunger pangs for almost 100% of the dieters studied in a University of Washington study.
#5. Lack of water is 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.
Are you drinking the amount of water you should drink every day?
Water with lemon is also good for preventing Kidney stone formation and for flushing toxins out.
Eight reasons why we should drink at least eight glasses of water a day! Eight is the number for new beginnings in the Bible! Let's start a new beginning when it comes to water. Let's commit to drinking eight or more glasses per day and enjoy the health benefits this simple strategy will bring!
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Grace and Peace,