As a huge fan of water I felt this should be reblogged. Along with this article comes my thoughts of what is of major concern to us all, the safety of our water. What is in it (that shouldn’t be in it) and will there be a future where water is scarce and expensive?? We must demand that our drinking water & our food is safe so always take a moment to pontificate and consider what you can do to support this .
Water. Most of us take it for granted. But have you every taken a moment to stop and think just how important water is to you? For the human body, water is truly a vital resource. You can go weeks without food but only 5-7 days without water. When the water in your body is reduced by just 1 percent, you become thirsty. At 5 percent, muscle strength and endurance declines significantly and you become hot and tired. When the loss reaches 10 percent, delirium and blurred vision occur. A 20 percent reduction results in death.
There is no more important nutrient for our bodies than water. No other substance is as widely involved in the processes and make up of the body. A man’s body is about 60 percent water, and a woman’s is approximately 50 percent. Did you know that the human brain is about 75 percent…
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