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Water (Definition)

Is a chemical compound with the formula h2o, containing 1 oxygen & 2 hydrogen atoms. It is a liquid at temperatures above 0'c at sea level. It covers 71% of the earth's surface & is vital for all life forms. Drinking water is essential, even though it contains no calories & no organic nutrients. It is a universal solvent with many uses, such as drinking, agriculture, ...Read more


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Is drinking flavored water or sparklibg water the same as drinking water?

Is drinking flavored water or sparklibg water the same as drinking water?

Yes and No: As far as providing fluid to the body both are same. Flavored water may have sugars or substitutes that may provide more calories or adverse effects. ...Read more

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Drinking cold water is harmful?

Drinking cold water is harmful?

No: Drinking cold water if you are healthy should cause any problems. ...Read more

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Is drinking soda water healthy?

Is drinking soda water healthy?

Water=best drink: Without water, we cannot exist....Nearly 3/4 of your body is water-weighted. With that said, it does not mean you have to drink "clear-water" to live. Juice, milk, sodas/coffee/tea etc..Are actually mostly water..So you can live on these..But not recommended because of the junks in them--sugar/fructose, preservatives/colorings etc..Are the bad parts, not the water part.. Water=best drink on earth. ...Read more

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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

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Does drinking too much water cause water retention?

Does drinking too much water cause water retention?

Yes: but most likely will give you water intoxication if the amount of water ingested is out of proportion of body's needs. Can be dangerous if taken to extremes. Ingesting too much sodium will lead to water retention. ...Read more

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How much faster does drinking Warm Salt Water help Nasal cilia move than drinking Regular Warm Water?

How much faster does drinking Warm Salt Water help Nasal cilia move than drinking Regular Warm Water?

Nasal Rinses: Drinking warm salt water vs regular water will have no effect on your nasal cilia. Staying well hydrated with regular water can help thin out nasal secretions. Benefits of saline (saltwater) nasal rinses include: washes the mucus and irritants from your nose, moisturizes the sinus passages, studies have shown that nasal irrigation improves cell function (the cells that move the mucus work better). ...Read more

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Are bottled water bottles hazardous?

Are bottled water bottles hazardous?

No: Bottled water is generally safe, but excessive usage may be harmful for our environment. Buy a reusable bottle! ...Read more

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Are those filtered water bottles safe?

Are those filtered water bottles safe?

Yes but...: Yes, they are safe. Just make sure you're following the manufacturer's recommendations regarding what water can be filtered (swamp water can only be cleaned so much) and that you're replacing the filter or the bottle on schedule. Using a bottle long after the expiration does away with the safety features. ...Read more

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Drinking 2 gallons of water per day bad?

Drinking 2 gallons of water per day bad?

yes: 2 gallons or 7 liters is excessive water intake in most cases. If you do not have kidney stones then this much water intake is not recommended. You can develop water toxicity, electrolyte problems, increased blood pressure etc. 2-3 l /day is adequate water intake for most individuals. ...Read more

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Does drinking water cause hydrated skin?

Does drinking water cause hydrated skin?

Although proper hydration is important for your overall health, it's not clear whether drinking extra water affects skin hydration in healthy people: Skin is made up of three layers — the outer layer (epidermis), the underlying skin (dermis) and the subcutaneous tissue. If the outermost layer of the epidermis doesn't contain enough water, skin will lose elasticity and feel rough. Despite this connection, however, there's a lack of research showing that drinking extra water has any impact on skin hydration or appearance. If you're looking to maintain hydrated skin, there are steps you can take: Avoid exposure to dry air. , Avoid prolonged contact with hot or chlorinated water. , Use a gentle cleanser instead of soap. , Avoid using skin care products that contain alcohol. , Moisturize immediately after a bath, shower or washing your hands and regularly throughout the day. , Use a humidifier. , Wear a scarf and gloves when going out in cold weather. . If you're concerned about dry skin, contact your health care provider or a dermatologist. ...Read more

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Does drinking water clean your system of cannabis?

Does drinking water clean your system of cannabis?

NOPE: Sorry but no. Thc (marijuana) is fat soluble and stay sin the fat cells and leaches out over time. May be detected for 4-6 weeks after smoking depending on how much you smoke/ how regularly. ...Read more

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Is drinking water from a water purifier safer than drinking from the tap?

Is drinking water from a water purifier safer than drinking from the tap?

Depends on the tap: Some tap water is as good or better than purified water. Some tap water is not good for you. It is a local question to be asked of the local health department. ...Read more

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Is drinking 3l of water too much?

Is drinking 3l of water too much?

Not if exercising...: Exercise and increased ambient heat will increase fluid requirements over and above the two liter, minimum threshold. Id you are engaged in high intensity sporting activities and become thirsty, you are finished, because you will lose more water than your GI tract can absorb: hence the rule, drink when not thirsty! ...Read more

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Does drinking lots of water dissolve fat?

Does drinking lots of water dissolve fat?

The water won't: "dissolve" fat but it will help with keeping you regular ; hydrated. If you are hoping to lose weight - start with good hydration. ...Read 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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Do water filters really help trapped pollutants in tap water?

Do water filters really help trapped pollutants in tap water?

Not in NYC: The water in nyc is so good that filters are a waste of money. And they probably remove healthy electrolytes (will have to check on google to be sure). ...Read more

Drinking Water (Definition)

Drinking water has been processed to remove impurities and contaminants, and is ...Read more