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How Much Water Is Safe To Drink Everyday
I think you: would have to rely on notification from the government/public health authorities. It would be obvious, I would think, if your water supply has been affected by an earthquake. If it seems likely wait for official notification before using tap water. This is why bottled water is recommended for disaster preparedness. Good wishes:) ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
Is Lemon cucumber mint n ginger water safe to drink everyday? Any side effect? I mixed with 1.2L water n finish it up the whole day.
Sounds safe.: These are all reasonable ingredients. 1.2 L of water is a good intake. ...Read more
Depends: For maintences half oz per pound is generally recommended. So a 150 lb person should drink 75 oz. ...Read more
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: Tonic water used to have quinine in it because quinine was used to help fight malaria. Now, in the us, tonic water has quinine flavoring but no real quinine. If you come across indian tonic water (which is sold in the india and the uk and is sometimes imported into the us), it is still made with quinine. Quinine has been associated with some kidney and heart problems in high doses. ...Read more
Hot tap water: http://www.berkeleywellness.com/healthy-eating/food-safety/article/hot-tap-water-safe-drink http://www.cdc.gov/nceh/lead/tips/water.htm Apparently there may be lead in the pipes ( not banned till 1986) and more likely to leach with hot water. So use cold water , heat in micorwave ...Read more
Yes it is: The amount of fluid intake/day depends on many variables which include level of activity, body size, ambient humidity & temperature, amount & type of food intake etc. A marathoner for example must replace fluid lost & so could drink a lot more than 4l/day. A toddler may drink only 0.4l/day. Hydrate when in a hot, dry climate & when thirsty. Too much drinking may deplete the water-soluble vitamins. ...Read more
Floods: Floods are New Zealand’s number one hazard in terms of frequency, losses and declared civil defense emergencies. Floods can cause injury and loss of life, damage to property and infrastructure, loss of stock, and contamination of water and land. Getting ready before a flood strikes will help reduce damage to your home and business and help you survive. http://www.getthru.govt.nz/disasters/flood/ ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes. : Generally speaking, 1.5 liters of water daily is safe for most people. ...Read more
Most are: First, please understand that the degree of risk from bpa is certainly small for adults, and purely theoretical- no one has bee shown to be harmed by it. That said, manufacturers voluntarily stopped using it because of the bad press, so any newly made bottle in the us should be free of it. Aluminum or glass are each definitely free if it as well. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Drinking water is: usually advisable. However, too much water, too quickly can be dangerous. Here's an article on this that I just pulled up for you: http://www.scientificamerican.com/article/strange-but-true-drinking-too-much-water-can-kill/ 2 gallons seems like a lot, but I am not sure of the exact amounts since I am not a medical doctor. In the Boston Marathon several years ago a young psychologist I knew, died ...Read more
Buying water that says steam distilled w/added flouride to make my 23 day old formula. Just wondering if its safe for him to drink?
Yes, it is safe: Small amounts of Fluoride are both safe and help protect the erupted teeth from tooth decay. Like vitamin c, iron, oxygen, and other things to much is not good. To much Fluoride over an extended time can cause dental fluorosis of permanent teeth and in extreme cases skeletal fluorosis. This will not happen from drinking water that is optimally fluoridated. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Is drinking 4 liters of water a day safe? Does height and size matter when it comes to the amount of necessary water needed to stay hydrated?
It depends: Most experts would recommend 64 oz of non-alcoholic, non-caffeinated fluids per day if you are sedentary. Depending on your exercise level, whether you work out-of-doors, the temperature/humidity and how physically hard you work, you may need much more. With exercise, you may need 1 l every 15-30 minutes. Hard to overdo it though; health kidneys can handle 20-22 l / day. ...Read more
How long is it safe to drink bottled water after opening? Like I drink some water and maybe 30 minutes later drink more. Then hours later drink more.
24 hours: Bottled water should be consumed within 24 hours after opening. If you want to keep it longer it should be refrigerated. ...Read more
Yes: Coconut water is a good source of potassium and other electrolytes and gives better hydration than water alone. Raw coconut water also has enzymes that may have (unproven) benefits. I was interviewed for a good article that explores this topic: http://www.Santacruz.Com/news/2013/07/09/coconut_water_everything_its_cracked_up_to_be. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
SAFE WATER: Aquatabs make water bacteriologically safe to drink. ...Read more