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Water Benefits Health News -- Water and Brain Function - How to Improve Memory and Focus
February 27, 2014

Water Benefits Health News, Issue #24

February 27, 2014

Hello, Water Friend,

Water gives your brain the energy it needs for optimal function, including memory recall, focus, and concentration.

Many of us drink all different types of beverages, but not enough water! Other beverages simply do not nourish the brain the way plain H2O does.

In addition, not drinking enough water on a daily basis can cause numerous brain-related issues. Just a few of the symptoms of mild dehydration include a lack of focus, sketchy memory, brain fog, as well as headaches, brain fatigue, depression and moodiness.

Studies have also shown that chronic dehydration can cause brain cells to shrink in size and mass. This is common with elderly adults, who are often dehydrated for many years. Dehydration is also a known factor in dementia.

Thus, drinking enough of the right type of clean water on a daily basis is the single most important lifestyle habit you can have for optimal brain health.

In this issue, you will learn why and how dehydration affects cognitive function. Find out how much water you need to drink on a daily basis, based on your weight, height, age, lifestyle and activity levels.

In our feature article, find out why The Advanced Learning and Development Institute recommends kangen water to all of their participants.

To your health and wellness,

Nancy Hearn, CNC


Feature Article: Water and Brain Function—How to Improve Memory, Focus and Concentration

Drinking water and brain function are integrally linked. Lack of water to the brain can cause numerous symptoms including problems with focus, memory, brain fatigue and brain fog, as well as headaches, sleep issues, anger, depression, and many more.

Over 70 percent of your body is composed of water and every function in the body is dependent on water, including the activities of the brain and nervous system.

The average person in the U.S. drinks less than a quart (32 ounces) of water a day.

Yet according to the Mayo Clinic, the average adult loses more than 80 ounces of water every day through sweating, breathing, and eliminating wastes.

If you are drinking less than 80 ounces of water a day, what is the impact on your brain function?

Read more here . . .


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Nancy Hearn is a certified health and nutrition consultant, hydration specialist, fitness advisor, and freelance web writer. She is the author of,, and and has published numerous health articles and eBooks.


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