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Cool Facts About Water
Did you know................
75% of Americans are chronically dehydrated. (Likely this applies to half of the world population)
In 37% of Americans, the thirst mechanism is so weak that it is often mistaken for hunger.
Even MILD dehydration will slow down one's metabolism as much as 3%.
One glass of water can shut down midnight hunger pains for almost 100% of the dieters studied in a University of Washington study.
Lack of water, is the #1 trigger of daytime fatigue.
Preliminary research indicates that 8-10 glasses of water a day could significantly ease back and joint pain for up to 80% of sufferers.
A mere 2% drop in body water can trigger fuzzy short-term memory, trouble with basic math, and difficulty focusing on the computer screen or on a printed page.
Drinking 5 glasses of water daily decrease the risk of colon cance by 45%, plus it can slash the risk of heart cancer by 79%, and one is 50% less likely to develop bladder cancer.
No wonder cola tastes soooo good:
In many states (in the USA) the highway patrol carries cola in the truck to remove blood from the highway.
You can put a T-bone steak in a bowl of cola and it will be gone in two days.
To remove rust spots from chrome car bumper, rub it with a crumpled up piece of foil dipped in cola.
Pour a can of cola over car battery terminals to bubble away corrosion.
To loosen a rusted bolt: Apply a cloth soaked in cola to rusted bolt for several minutes.
To remove grease from clothes: Empty a can of cola into the load of greasy clothes, add detergent, and run through regular cycle. It will also clean road haze from your windshield.
The active ingredient in Cola is phosphoric acid. Its pH is 2.8 (It will dissolve a nail in about 4 days).
To carry Cola Syrup (the concentrate) the commercial truck must use the Hazardous material place cards reserved for highly corrosive materials.
The distributors of cola have been using it to clean the engines of their trucks for about 20 years!