Another Reason to Drink Water!

As a runner, it is very important to drink your water! We need to keep our muscles filled with oxygen and our body hydrated! Well, I stumbled over an article that my husband brought home for me to read. I could not believe my eyes and I know several of my friends are hooked on Cola's to get them started and functioning throughout the day. Well, this article is for you! I am big water drinker and I do NOT want to give my Cola drinkers a hard time, but I do want them to be aware!

Thank you North County Family Chiropractic for these amazing facts and for the extended list, yes, there is more, you can contact the North County Family Chiropractic Center here in San Diego!
Water: 75% of Americans are chronically dehydrated which likely applies to half the world population.

Cola: In many states the highway patrol carries two gallons of Coke in the trunk to remove blood from the highway after a car accident.

Water: In 37% of Americans, the thirst mechanism is so weak that it is mistaken for hunger.

Cola: You can put a T-bone steak in a bowl of Coke and it will be gone in two days.

Water: One glass of water will shut down midnight hunger pangs for almost 100% of the dieters studied in a University of Washington study.

Cola: To loosen a rusted bolt: Apply a cloth soaked in Cola to rusted bolt for several minutes

Water: Lack of water is the #1 trigger of daytime fatigue.

Cola: To remove rust spots from chrome car bumpers; rub the bumper with a rumbled up piece of aluminum foil dipped in Cola.

So, in other words, drink your water! At least 5 glasses of water daily will decrease the risk of colon cancer by 45%, plus slash the risk of breast cancer by 79%. As always, everything should be taken in moderation, so if you love your Cola, make sure you keep tabs on how often you drink it. Water should be consumed everyday to help keep your body function properly and a little smoother! To your Health! Let's GO!

Posted on February 2, 2010 .