Not Drinking Enough Water Leads to Problems
Posted on July 16, 2013
Are you drinking the amount of water you should every day? We all know that water is important, but have you ever seen it written like this before?
75% of Americans are chronically dehydrated. (Likely applies to half the world drinking soda pop.)
In 37% of Americans the thirst mechanism is so weak that it is often mistaken for hunger.
Even MILD dehydration will slow down one’s metabolism as much as 3%.
One glass of water shut down midnight hunger pangs for almost 100% of the dieters surveyed in a University of Washington study.
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 sufferers.
A mere 2% drop in body water can trigger fuzzy short-term memory, cause trouble with basic math, and lead to difficulty focusing on a computer screen or printed page.
Drinking 5 glasses of water daily decreases the risk of colon cancer by 45%, slashes the risk of breast cancer by 79%, and 50% are less likely to develop bladder cancer.
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