Water is deceptive. For while it pours freely from the heavens and seems to flow endlessly in rivers, it’s a finite resource; we only have what we have. We really need to learn how to show it some respect. Here are some very amazing facts about Water.
13 Amazing Facts about Water
# The bones are composed of 31% water.
# The average amount of water you need per day is about 3 liters (13 cups) for men and 2.2 liters (9 cups) for women.
# The expiration date on water bottles is for the bottle, not the water.
# Giraffes can go longer without drinking water than camels can
# A person can live about a month without food, but only about a week without water.
# Good hydration can help reduce cavities and tooth decay. Water helps produce saliva, which keeps your mouth and teeth clean.
# The average toilet uses 6 litres of clean water in a single flush.
# At birth, water accounts for approximately 80 percent of an infant’s body weight.
# Did you know that 25% of the bottled water on the market is drawn from municipal taps?
# More than 2 billion people on earth do not have a safe supply of water.
# Drinking enough water everyday can help reduce heart disease and cancer.
# Sweat is basically acidic waste, excreted via the skin. It has a double purpose of maintaining skin’s resistance to bacteria.