Friday, 17 February 2012

National drink only water day

Tomorrow is national drink only water day!

Fact-We are 60% water

Fact-We sweat water, not red bull

Fact-the steam in our breath is water (1 to 2 litres a day)

Fact-we wee water

Fact-The diuretic effect of coffee means that it makes your body lose twice as much water than it puts in. Fruit juices, 5 times as much. Carbonated drinks up to 20 times!

Fact-our body uses water to cleanse our organs

Fact - your wee should be clear and odourless. If its not then you're dehydrated.

Fact-cellulite hates water.

Fact-we can survive for upto 8 weeks without food and only 3 days without water.

Fact-you WILL NOT get lean without good hydration

To determine how much water you need. Work out your body weight in lbs and half it. The result is the number of fluid ounces you need each day. 10 fl oz is roughly 300ml. Add onto this 500ml for an exercise session plus put back the water stolen by coffee, fruit juice etc.

Tap water is usually Is fine!



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