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This Could Prevent 3 Million Cases of Degenerative Disease

Providing your body with optimal hydration in the form of pure water is one of the simplest steps you can take to improve your health. It’s such a powerful tool that research published in the Journal of Clinical Investigation suggests 3 million fewer people in the U.S. would develop degenerative diseases if they improved hydration throughout life. It makes sense, since your body is made up mostly of water. At birth, body weight is 75% water, dropping to 55% in the elderly. Keeping an optimal balance between water intake and output is essential for survival, which is why if you become dehydrated, your body will activate a number of hormonal and neuroregulatory mechanisms to save your life. Among them, you’ll begin to feel thirsty, reminding you to drink some water, while your kidneys hold onto water, so your urine output decreases. Read more....

 

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