Wednesday, January 8, 2014

TOP TEN BOTTLED WATER FACTS

1. Drink six to eight 8-ounce glasses of water per day.  Pregnant and lactating women and athletes need more.   Coffee, tea, and sodas do not count toward your daily water requirement.  These drinks act as diuretics and lower the amount of water in your body.

2. A lack of water can significantly decrease work performance.  It can also cause constipation, and can increase the risk to kidney problems and urinary tract infections.

3. Don't drink unfiltered tap water.  Chlorine is the most dangerous element in most water supplies. It has been implicated in cancer causation, heart disease, and other health problems.  Fluoride may also increase cancer risk.

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Source: www.health-care-articles.info.