• Patrina Pellett

Are you Drinking Enough Water?

Interesting Facts About NOT Drinking Enough Water





1. 75% of Americans are chronically dehydrated. (This likely applies to half the world’s population).


2. In 37% of Americans, the thirst mechanism is so weak that it is often mistaken for hunger.


3. Even MILD dehydration will slow down one’s metabolism as much as 3%.


4. One glass of water shuts down midnight hunger pangs for almost 100% of the dieters investigated in a Univesity of Washington study.


5. Lack of water is the #1 trigger of daytime fatigue.


6. Preliminary research indicates that 8-10 glasses of water a day could significantly ease back and joint pain for up to 80% of sufferers.


7. A 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.


8. Drinking 5 glasses of water daily decreases the risk of colon cancer by 45%, plus it can slash the risk of breast cancer by 79%, and one is 50% less likely to develop bladder cancer.

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