Did you know that our bodies can survive for thirty days without food, but no more than three days without water. Water is indispensible. It circulates through the body, cleansing, invigorating and dissolving impurities, giving life and energy. In fact, 70% of your body is water and without it you would be poisoned to death by your own waste products.
Our tap water travels through many km of pipe before you drink it. Some of these pipelines are more than a century old & many are decaying. This makes the water’s journey a perilous one which can add bacteria, heavy metals & other contaminants to a previously clean supply. Meanwhile it seems acceptable to make water safe to drink by adding chemicals.
Dehydration can damage your health. Nutritionist Rosemary Stanton points out; humans are the only creatures that have to be persuaded to drink the liquid they need to stay alive. Most of us don’t understand the importance of drinking plain water. Unfortunately, in Australia 65% of the population are dehydrated. As a nation we learn to drink everything else but water. By the time your brain registers thirst, your body is already well on the way to dehydration, so it’s important to educate yourself to drink water, whether you feel like it or not. As your water level decreases you’ll experience a decline in physical performance due to the subsequent decrease in blood volume…