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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

Dr. Rahman Johnson Dr. Johnson
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Drinking water (Tip)

River water, even fast-flowing, can harbor harmful bacteria. Make sure 2 boil 3-5min before drinking. ...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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Drinking water (Tip)

Drink lots of water, gargle with salt water, avoid lots of dairy, get a culture, check for mono. ...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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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. See http://tinyurl. Com/nzkyvc5 for details. You 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 herb teas can be a good choice. ...Read more

Dr. Reena Gupta Dr. Gupta
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Drinking water (Tip)

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

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What does drinking water do for your body?

What does drinking water do for your body?

Hydrtion: Supplies transport for all vital functions and body fluids. Maintains homeostasis (physiologic organ balance) and promotes kidney function- just for starters. ...Read more

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Can drinking water make your vision better?

Can drinking water make your vision better?

WatchOut! You're Dry!: Yes, if you're dying of thirst and dehydration, for whatever reason. Ok, maybe just significantly dehydrated.Dry eyes and all. Or maybe the minerals in your blood are all out of whack and need some water to straighten them out, but in those circumstances something else is probably seriously wrong. That clear jelly in your eye has a lot of water in it. Over a long time, if it dries out, that's bad. ...Read more

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Drinking water (Tip)

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

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Is drinking water until you're full unhealthy?

Is drinking water until you're full unhealthy?

It can be bad: Drinking too much water can lead to severe disturbances of electrolytes in your blood which can cause devastating medical problems. Your best bet is to drink pure water whenever you are thirsty. If you are going to be working outside in a hot environment then drinking enough water to prevent thirst is ok. Just don't over do it. ...Read more

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Drinking water (Tip)

Don't think for a minute that a water moccasin (cottonmouth) can't get you in the water. Be safe. ...See more

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When can a 3week old baby start drinking water?

When can a 3week old baby start drinking water?

6 months: Younger babies normally do not drink water. They just drink breast milk or formula when they get thirsty. Water is a thinner liquid than milk, so babies sometimes have trouble drinking water (but they drink milk just fine). With older babies that are already on solid foods, they can try a bit of water sometimes during mealtimes. If a baby likes breast milk or formula, plain water isn't needed. ...Read more

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While taking food drinking water is good or not?

While taking food drinking water is good or not?

Good: Life's too short for people to make subscientific / control-you rules about what other people eat / drink, but water at meals is a good thing overall. Obviously drinking water helps move the food along & quenches thirst. Since prepared food tends to be too salty nowadays it's not a bad idea to drink some extra water daily. ...Read more

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Drinking water (Tip)

No mater how clear a stream, do not drink unsanitzed water. ...See more

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Can you tell me how I could enjoy drinking water?

Can you tell me how I could enjoy drinking water?

Flavoring: You can always add a flavor such as crystal light. There are many available now. You can also try different temperatures of the water. Some people cannot stand warm water while others do not like ice cold water. ...Read more

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Drinking water (Tip)

Carry a water filter and do not drink from lakes or streams ...See more

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The drinking water near my house has some problems?

Do not drink it: If the drinking water near your house has been tested and has problems-find out what they are. You can buy bottled water or invest in a certified water purifier that can hook up to your tap, or ven more expensive ones that can be installed by a plumber at your source pipe coming into your house. ...Read more

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How fast does it take to die from not drinking water?

How fast does it take to die from not drinking water?

Depends on condition: A rough rule is that body can begin shutting down after 3 days without water. In some situation - severe dehydration could occur before then. ...Read more

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Drinking water (Tip)

Don't drink unfiltered water whether it's running or still. ...See more

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Please tell me what's the benefits of drinking water?

Water: Most of our body is made up of wayer. We can not live without water. Its the best drink for your body. ...Read more

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What are the proven advantages of only drinking water?

Less calories: Avoiding unneecassry calorie intake, effects of caffeine, alcoholism, keeping kidneys flushed, reducing urinary acidity for people with sensitive bladders & saving money. ...Read more

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What r the advantages of drinking water in the morning?

What r the advantages of drinking water in the morning?

Hydration: We lose moisture in our breath all night as we sleep. Dry mouth, burning eyes and nasal congestion when we wake may all be due to dehydration. Drinking 250-500 cc of water first thing in the morning can help correct this. Also, the kidneys can only remove body waste when there is sufficient free water flowing out of them, so stay hydrated enough during the day to keep your urine light yellow! ...Read more

Dr. Mark Gujer Dr. Gujer
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Drinking water (Tip)

Always filter your water. There are many gravity devices that filter water rapidly now. ...See more

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