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Month: May 2014

When pure water is not enough

It’s getting hot in Arizona and we’re trying to drink more water. Why?  Respected health experts, including the Mayo Clinic point out that: “Water is your body’s principal chemical component and makes up about 60 percent of your body weight. Every system in your body depends on water.”  The Institute of Medicine determined that an adequate intake (AI) for men is roughly 3 liters (about 13 cups) of total beverages a day. The AI for women is 2.2 liters (about…