Water is one of the essential necessities of life. Drinking water helps in weight management, promotes healthy skin, aids digestion and is a natural lubricant for joints.
Water regulates the temperature of the human body, carries nutrients and oxygen to cells, cushions joint and protects organs and tissues. (American Water Works Association)
You can survive for up to a month without food, but only five to seven days without water. (American Water Works Association)
60% of the U.S. population drinks bottled water.
Even mild dehydration will slow down an individual’s metabolism as much as 3% (Health News, September 2004)
Even if your drinking water looks, tastes and smells good, chances are it contains one or more contaminates- and you can’t tell. (U.S. tap water report released by the Environmental Working Group)
In 37% of Americans, the thirst mechanism is so weak that it is often mistaken for hunger. (Health News, September 2004)
75% of Americans are chronically dehydrated. (Health News, September 2004)
The average person needs to drink six to eight cups of water daily to maintain health. Most baby formula manufacturers recommend using bottled water or boiled tap water.