with Larra Jones and Jim Carey

10 Weird Facts About Water


  1. 75% of Americans are chronically dehydrated.
  2. In 37% of Americans the thirst mechanism is so weak that it is often mistaken for hunger.
  3. One glass of water will shut down midnight hunger pangs for almost 100% of the dieters studied in a University of Washington study.
  4. Lack of water is the #1 trigger of daytime fatigue.
  5. Even mild dehydration will slow down one’s metabolism as much as 3%.
  6. A mere 2% drop in body water can trigger fuzzy short-term memory, trouble with basic math, and difficulty focusing on a computer screen or a printed page.
  7. Drinking adequate water daily decreases the risk of colon cancer by 45%.
  8. Water can slash the risk of breast cancer by 79%.
  9. One is 50% less likely to develop bladder cancer.
  10. Water can significantly ease back and joint pain for up to 80% of sufferers.


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