April 20, 2009

20 Reasons to Drink Water

1.Nothing can live without water.
2.Water is our main source of energy.
3.Water generates electrical and magnetic energy inside every cell of the body.
4.Water increases the immune system’s efficiency in the bone marrow (where it is formed) and all its mechanisms including its efficiency against cancer.
5.Water is the main solvent for all foods, vitamins, and minerals. It is used in the breakdown of food into smaller particles as well as their eventual metabolism and assimilation.
6.Water transports all substances in the body.
7.Water increases red blood cell ability to collect oxygen in the lungs.
8.Water clears toxic waste from different parts of the body and takes it to the liver and kidneys for disposal.
9.Water is the main lubricant in the joint spaces and prevents both arthritis and back pain.
10.Water is used in the spinal discs to make them shock-absorbing cushions.
11.Water is the best lubricating laxative and alleviates constipation.
12.Water reduces the risk of heart attack and stroke.
13.Water gives power and electrical energy for all brain functions.
14.Water expands your attention span.
15.Water reduces stress, anxiety, and depression.
16.Water restores normal sleep rhythms.
17.Water reduces fatigue.
18.Water reverses addictive urges including those for caffeine, alcohol, and certain drugs.
19.Water reduces the incidence of morning sickness in pregnancy.
20.Water prevents the loss of memory as we age. It reduces the risk of Alzheimer’s, Lou Gehrig’s, and Parkinson’s disease.
*From You’re Not Sick, You’re Thirsty! By F. Batmanghelidj, M.D.

Try and drink filtered water. Filtered water provides better tasting/smelling water by removing chlorine, lead and bacterial contminants. A filter is the last line of defense between your body and 2100 known toxins found in tap water. Drinking clean filtered water can boost immunity and protect the body from disease and create general overall better health. Do your research and find a water filter that is suitable to your needs and price range.

Spike your water!

Boost your H2O from plain jane to hooray by adding lemon, lime, cucumber, mint, ginger, rosemary or strawberries!
Refridgerate or leave overnight for maximum flavor!

Drink half your weight in ounces of water everyday!
ie: 120 lbs = 60 oz = apx 8 cups of water

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