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                                   Water

On This Page You'll Learn About Water, Facts, and WHY DO WE ALL NEED WATER.... CLEAN WATER TO SURVIVE !!

  

            10 Reasons you should drink Water

Water is absolutely essential to the human body's survival. A person can live for about a month without food, but only about a week without water.

Water helps to maintain healthy body weight by increasing metabolism and regulating appetite.

Water leads to increased energy levels. The most common cause of daytime fatigue is actually mild dehydration.

Drinking adequate amounts of water can decrease the risk of certain types of cancers, including colon cancer, bladder cancer and breast cancer.

For a majority of sufferers, drinking water can significantly reduce joint pain and back pain.

Water leads to overall greater health by flushing out wastes and bacteria that can cause disease.

Water can prevent and alleviate headaches.

Water naturally moisturizes skin and ensures proper cellular formation underneath layers of skin to give it a healthy, glowing appearance.

Water aids in the digestion process and prevents constipation.

Water is the primary mode of transportation for all nutrients in the body and is essential for proper circulation.

 

    10 Reasons to use a "Water Filter"

 

Drinking impure, contaminated water is the leading cause of epidemic water disease in developing countries.

There are more than 2100 known drinking water contaminants that may be present in tap water, including several known poisons.

Bottled water does not offer a viable alternative to tap water.

Municipal water treatment facilities cannot always control for the outbreak of dangerous bacteria contaminants in tap water.

The only way to ensure pure, contaminant-free drinking water is through the use of a point-of-use filtration system.

Several types of cancer can be attributed to the presence of toxic materials in drinking water.

Clean, healthy drinking water is essential to a child's proper mental and physical development.

According to the EPA, lead in drinking water contributes to in children 480,000 cases of learning disorders in children each year in the United State

     20 Interesting Facts Water & Useful 

Roughly 70 percent of an adult's body is made of water.

At birth, water accounts for approximately 80 percent of an infant's body weight.

A healthy person can drink about three gallons (48 cups)  of water per day.

Drinking too much water too quickly can lead to water intoxication. Water intoxication occurs when water dilutes the sodium level in the bloodstream and causes an imbalance of water in the brain.

Water intoxication is most likely to occur during periods of intense athletic performance.

While the daily recommended amount of water is eight cups per day, not all of this water must be consumed in liquid form. Nearly every food or drink item provides some water to the body.

 

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.

 

Pure water (solely hydrogen and oxygen atoms) has a neutral ph of 7, which is neither acidic nor basic.

 

Water dissolves more substances than any other liquid. Wherever it travels, water carries chemicals, minerals, and nutrients with it.

Somewhere between 70 and 75 percent of the earth's surface is covered with water.

Much more fresh water is stored under the ground in aquifers than on the earth's surface.

The earth is a closed system, similar to a terrarium, meaning that it rarely loses or gains extra matter.

The total amount of water on the earth is about 326 million cubic miles of water.

Of all the water on the earth, humans can used only about three tenth of a percent of water. Such usable  water is found in groundwater aquifers, rivers, and freshwater lakes.

The United States uses about 346,000 million gallons of fresh water every day.

The United States uses nearly 80 percent of its water for irrigation and thermoelectric power.

 

The average person in the United States uses anywhere from 80 to 100 gallons of water a day. Flushing the toilet actually takes up to largest amount of water.

Approximately 85 percent of U.S. residents receive their water from public water facilities. The remaining 15 percent supply their own water from private wells or other sources.

By the time a person feels thirsty, his or her body has lost over 1 percent of its  total water amount.

 

The weight a person loses directly after intense physical activity is weight from water, not fat.

 

 

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