October 1999 Issue
Drink To Good Health, Especially Water: Here's Why And How Much
Water is a nutrient most of us take for granted. But, when it comes to staying healthy, water is a no lightweight. Consider that your total body weight is almost three-quarters water and that water is necessary for all chemical reactions in the body. No wonder people can survive for weeks without food, but only a few days without fluids. Water is now being appreciated for benefits beyond the basics of hydration, like
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