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Alkaline Water, Good for You Good for the World
When it comes to water, you don’t have to know many of the particulars about it other than you cant’ live without it, but you should know more.
It used to be that water was just water. Everyone pretty much drank the same water as everyone else, and that was the water that flowed from your tap. How times have changed.
Water shortages, drought, pollution, and a more health-conscious society, all have contributed to change the landscape of water consumption forever. When I was growing up there was no such thing as bottled water unless it was seltzer water that tasted like Alka-Seltzer without the medicine …
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Wet and Wild Facts About Water!
Water is the sustainer of life. Every living plant and creature on planet Earth depends on water for their existence.
From the sixteen thousand pound African elephant, to the three-gram, Ruby Throated hummingbird, and all animals in between, none can live without water.
Each year the average person (if there is such a thing) drinks up to fifty-eight gallons of water.
I thought it might be interesting and a little fun to lay out some fascinating facts for you about water, its consumption, and mystery.
Earthly Water Facts by the Numbers
- Over seventy percent of our planet is covered in water (70.9%)
- The typical cumulus cloud weighs around 1.1 million pounds
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Water at Work in Our Bodies
Undeniably, we cannot live without two nutrients. Food and water. Three, if you count chocolate.
Food, you can last nearly a month without eating. Water, only about a week if you are lucky. But why is water so important to us? What does water do to and for our bodies to keep us alive? I want to try to answer those questions in non-technical language.
How important is water to our system? According to the World Health Organization (WHO), a mere two percent decrease of water in our bodies can cause fatigue and a reduction in brain function. This makes me think I’m low on water most days. Our connection to water and …
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Water and Our World; Fascinating Facts You Should Know
Water, sustainer of life
Water, or H2o, is an enigma. It can wash away the dirt from your car or an entire town. It has the power to quench your thirst or to sink a ship. Water holds the power of life in its every drop, be they too many or too few, as is the case in California right now with their devastating drought. On May 21st and for the first time this century, the U.S. Drought Monitor declared the entire state of California in a severe drought.
*That is sad news considering water covers about 70% of our planet. The salt water of the oceans account for …