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Drinking Water (Overview)

Drinking water has been processed to remove impurities and contaminants, and is therefore safe for drinking.


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Is drinking water good?

Is drinking water good?

Hydration: Like my father says to much of anything isn't good for you. An average person should drink 3l of water daily to keep homeostasis or balance in the body. Water is lost through the skin, breathing, urinating, and having bowel movements not to mention losses due to increasing stress such as infection or increased metabolism. Drinking water will keep you balanced and hydrated for daily activity. ...Read more

Drinking Water (Overview)

Drinking water has been processed to remove impurities and contaminants, and is therefore safe for drinking.


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Is all drinking water safe?

Is all drinking water safe?

In US pretty safe: Each city in the us usually has a water safety report, usually sent in the mail, at least annually. Check you city internet page. . There is a minimal standard of safety. Be proactive, don't assume water is safe. Wash your hands, dishes. Avoid stagnant water in the yard. Many buy bottle water. The water conditions are different in evey state. ...Read more

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Dealing with Tonsilitis (Tip)

Dealing with Tonsilitis

Drink lots of water, gargle with salt water, avoid lots of dairy, get a culture, check for mono. ...See more

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Is drinking water everyday healthy?

Is drinking water everyday healthy?

Yes: Water is a much healthier choice than many of the alternative fluids people drink. ...Read more

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School age Kids Health (Tip)

School age Kids Health

Diet with veggies and lots of water will keep kids healthy. ...See more

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What is the healthiest drinking water?

Room Temperature: From a traditional chinese medicine standpoint, the healthiest way to drink water is a room temperature. The concepts are a little complex & come from the perspective of eastern medicine. See: http://universaltcm.Wordpress.Com/education-information/cold-foods-cold-drinks-caused-health-problems/. ...Read more

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How can I get addicted to drinking water?

8 to 10 full glasses: Per day is sufficeint for most. No need to get addicted to water (? Psychogenic polydipsia). ...Read more

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Avoiding Sunburn (Tip)

Avoiding Sunburn

Bitten by a cottonmouth (water moccasin)? It can be lethal - get care asap! ...See more

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What does drinking water do for your body?

What does drinking water do for your body?

Maintains health: Adequate water consumption is essential for good health. Of course one can also get water in the form of coffee, tea, juices and soft drinks, but I STRONGLY advise avoiding soft drinks (one of the worst things you can do for health) and excess juices due to the calories. Pure water should be our main source of fluids though organic herbal teas can be a good choice. See http://tinyurl.com/nzkyvc5 ...Read more