88 Facts About Water and You

  1. 97% of the earth’s water is salty and in other words undrinkable and only 3% of it is fresh water and 2% locked in ice caps and glaciers this left us with 1% for humanity needs.
  2. Roughly 70 percent of an adult’s body is made up of water.
  3. At birth, water accounts for approximately 80 percent of an infant’s body weight.
  4. By the time a person feels thirsty, his or her body has lost over 1 percent of its total water amount.
  5. The average amount of water you need per day is about 3 litres for men and 2.2 litres for women.
  6. Drinking water can help you lose weight by increasing your metabolism, which helps burn calories faster.
  7. Proper hydration can help prevent arthritis. With plenty of water in your body, there is less friction in your joints and lower risk of arthritis.
  8. We could live without food for nearly a month, but we could only survive about one week without water. This shows how important water is to human life.
  9. Hydration also helps reduce cavities and tooth decay. Water helps produce saliva, which keeps your mouth and teeth clean.
  10. Drinking enough water everyday can help reduce heart disease and cancer.
  11. Water helps flush toxins out of your body, and the fewer toxins that come into contact with your colon, bladder, and other organs, the less chance that critical ailments can develop.
  12. Not all of your daily water consumption needs to come from plain water. Fruits, vegetables, and non-caffeinated drink also contribute to your daily hydrating.
  13. Water needed for each individual. Water (in litre) to drink a day = your weight (in kg) multiply by 0.033. So, if you are 60kg, you should drink about 2 litres of water every day. And for 90kg weight, you’ll need about 3 litres of water. All you need to do is multiply 0.033 to your weight in kg.
  14. Dehydration has been linked with rise of acidity of our body
  15. Enzymes absorption may be in relation to body ph level. Lower ph lower absorption.
  16. Beneficial minerals and nutrients from food may be absorbed if the body ph is balanced.
  17. Our blood ph is approximately 7.35 and if it falls lower than 7 we’ll go into coma state or even die.
  18. Our vital organs run with bloods and if blood ph falls slightly lower their functions are used to balanced our blood ph to 7.35.
  19. Clinical studies state that the older our age = the more acidic our body
  20. Acids are by-products of any stress problems.
  21. Inflammation is co-related with acidity, acidity may cause inflammation and vice versa.
  22. Over eating causes acidic waste instead of assisting in energy flow.
  23. Stressful living and acidic food consumed deposits acidic wastes on our body and put on weights. 
  24. Chronic fatigue = stressful living = acidity = inflammation 
  25. Our body lose water through a few ways, e.g. Breathing, perspiration, and going to the bathroom.
  26. Your state of health determines by your way of living and your daily diet
  27. Pure mineral water is not part of human history. We have been influenced through technology to expect mineralised water. Distilled and reverse osmosis are unhealthy and unnatural.
  28. Strenuous workout may help in keeping fit but it also builds acidity.
  29. Blood ph determines the amount of oxygen it may carry, in this case lower ph = lesser
  30. Overly acidic body may cause our body systems to breakdown.
  31. Studies shown that emotions affect our health too. Negative emotions cause acidity and have stronger effects than food.
  32. Tissues and organs becomes acidic, it starts to rob calcium form bones to neutralise body acidity resulting bones short of calcium and becoming weak/brittle.
  33. Drinking sufficient water maintains our body temperature.
  34. Drinking water also helps to maintain the balanced of body fluids.
  35. Water too can help control calories, it’s a practice of dieters as a weight loss strategy.
  36. Drinking enough water helps energises our body.
  37. Our skins contain plenty of water, it functions to protect them. Dehydration makes you skin looks dry and wrinkled. 
  38. Water maintains your bowel functions normal, helps with digestion too.
  39. Colour of your urine can determine your hydration.
  40. Staying hydrated keeps your mind sharp, stabilised your mood and sustain your motivation.
  41. Thirst caused us being easily distracted.
  42. Water not only keeps your throat and lips moist and prevent our mouth feeling dry. Dry mouth causes bad breath and unpleasant taste and can even promote cavities. 
  43. Dehydration lowers our heart volume, it has to work harder pump harder due to reduced amount of blood and delivers sufficient amount of oxygen to our cells and organs causing daily activities like walking upstairs more exhausting.
  44. Be kind to your kidneys by drinking more water, it needs water to filter waste products from the blood and excrete in urine. Keeping ourselves well hydrated prevents urinary tracts infection and kidney stones. Severely dehydration stops kidney functioning results in toxins building up in our body
  45. Water is the most vital sources of energy in the body, lacking of it causes the enzymatic activities in the body to slow down, making us feeling tired and fatigue.
  46. Cholesterol will start to build up when body is dehydrated to prevent water loss
  47. Your body starts to restrict airways as a mean to conserve water when dehydrated and the rate of histamine produced by body increases as the body loses more water.
  48. Blood is 92% water when body is fully hydrated the blood thickens and causing more resistance to blood flow and increase blood pressure
  49. Increased water consumption is required for pregnancy, exercise, illness, breast feeding.
  50. Premature aging occurs when chronically dehydrated, the body’s organ, including its largest organ skin begins to wrinkle and wither prematurely. Ladies take note!!
  51. Weight increases when your body cannot eliminate toxins effectively causing fat cells to store. It’ll not be release till body is properly hydrated to safely remove toxins.
  52. Our joints and cartilage padding is composed mainly of water and when lacked of water all are weakened and repair is slow causing pain and discomfort.
  53. Shortage of water in body resulting colon to provide fluids for other critical body functions. Without adequate water, wastes move through the large intestines much slower or not at all causing constipation.
  54. Prevention of infection and inflammation of kidney and bladders, stay hydrated.
  55. Acidic environments are breeding grounds for anaerobic pathogens whereas the high levels hydrogen of rich body fluids keep bad bacteria inactive thus keeping your immunity systems high and preventing sickness.
  56. Overloading of acidity may cause the transportation of oxygen strangled. This suffocation causes our cells not to breathe properly. Every cells in our body needs to breathe new oxygen and to clear acidic carbon dioxide to function correctly. When the ratio of acidity is too high then the wastes in the form of mucus and infections and viruses build up in our lungs, which leads to cold, bronchitis, asthma etc.
  57. Acidity weakens the nervous system depriving it of energy. This is also known as ‘devitalizing’. It makes the physical mental and emotional body weak
  58. Acidity is correlated in different disorders in reproductive health. Decrease male and female fertility and increase tendency to miscarry.
  59. Many diseases and disorders that are associated with an acidic condition – cataracts, osteoporosis, gout, cancer, migraines, constipation, morning sickness, stroke, allergies, diabetes, obesity, etc.
  60. Aching joints and muscle cramps and strains can all occur if the body is dehydrated
  61. Hungover? A glass of water might be the remedy for you pounding headache.
  62. As human ages overall renal function declines including the ability to excrete acidic waste
  63. Meat products are extremely acid forming acids
  64. Soft drinks, coffee, and tea, while made up almost entirely of water, also contain caffeine. Caffeine can act as a mild diuretic, preventing water from traveling to necessary locations in the body
  65. The weight a person loses directly after intense physical activity is weight from water, not fat.
  66. Drinking adequate amounts of water can decrease the risk of certain types of cancers, including colon cancer, bladder cancer, and breast cancer.
  67. Water helps to maintain healthy body weight by increasing metabolism and regulating
  68. Water can prevent and alleviate headaches.
  69. Water is the primary mode of transportation for all nutrients in the body and is essential for proper circulation.
  70. Several types of cancer can be attributed to the presence of toxic materials in drinking
  71. Feeling moody or tired? You might just be dehydrated
  72. Staying hydrated protects the most important organ in your body, your heart. Clinical studies show over the period of six years, those who drank at least five glasses of water daily are 41 percent less likely to suffer from a heart attack than those who drank two glasses or less each day.
  73. The spinal disc core is made up of a large volume of water and dehydrating which leads to back pain in many individuals.
  74. Elderly have higher possibilities of having heavy metals and acidic wastes accumulated in their bodies and antioxidants and alkaline water helps to discharge them and neutralising them.
  75. Because there is no payoff for the medical industry, acid/alkaline balance is seldom discussed in mainstream medicine. This has nothing to do with its efficacy and everything to do with its ease of implementation and low cost.
  76. Chemically grown or processed food is often more acidic.
  77. A person who has properly balanced ph will be happy, contented, free of body aches and muscle cramps.
  78. Shortages of water and alkaline minerals, such as calcium and magnesium can lead to a number of digestive disorders including ulcers, gastritis and acid reflux.
  79. When you are alkalized you may be also energized. And when you are energized you may feel better and think better. You may have sustainable energy when you are alkalized. When you eat and drink alkaline foods you may be making energy deposits to your body, like a bank account.
  80. Drinking water is especially important for children. Water filters provide the healthiest water for children’s developing immune systems.
  81. Chlorine is a suspected cause of breast cancer. Women suffering from breast cancer are all found to have 50-60 percent more chlorine in their breast tissue than healthy women.
  82. Alkaline food and water are both natural antioxidants are hydroxyl ions, which are a major components of water.
  83. Clean, healthy drinking water is essential to a child’s proper mental and physical development.
  84. Water filters provide better tasting and better smelling drinking water by removing chlorine and bacterial contaminants.
  85. Water filters greatly reduce the risk of rectal cancer, colon cancer, and bladder cancer by removing chlorine and chlorine by-products from drinking water
  86. Drinking clean, filtered water protects the body from disease and leads to overall greater health.
  87. A water filter provides clean, healthy water for cooking, as well as drinking, at the convenience of tap water.
  88. The only way to ensure pure, contaminant-free drinking water is through the use of a point-of-use filtration system.

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