of Americans are chronically dehydrated. (Likely applies to
half the world's population.)
Yet also today, virtually everyone in the U.S. has one or
more toxic chemicals lodged in fatty tissue as a result of
ingestion of tap water.
In the U.S., 53 million Americans drink water from municipal
water supplies containing potentially dangerous levels of
chloro- and fluoro-chemicals, lead, fecal bacteria, as well
as pesticides and other impurities associated with cancer
and metabolic dysfunction.
In 37% of Americans, the thirst mechanism is so weak that
it is often mistaken for hunger.
MILD dehydration will slow down one's metabolism as much as
glass of water deters hunger pangs for 98% of the dieters
observed in a University of Washington study.
biggest trigger of daytime fatigue is lack of water.
research indicates that 8-10 glasses of water a day could
significantly ease back and joint pain for up to 80% of sufferers.
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.
Drinking 5 glasses of water daily decreases the risk of colon
cancer by 45%, breast cancer by 79%, and develop bladder cancer
person's minimal water requirements is half their body weight
in ounces. For instance, a 200 pound person should drink at least
100 ounces of water.