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Water Benefits Health News -- Water Nutrition Is the Foundation of Good Health
August 21, 2014

Water Benefits Health News, Issue #26

August 20, 2014

Hello, Water Friend,

I have been a nutrition consultant for many years and, like many other people, have explored various health food diets for optimal nutrition and weight management.

Even though I am convinced that there is no “one-size-fits-all” health diet that is the best diet for every person, I believe there are some fundamental “truths” to optimal health and nutrition.

Thus, I am starting a Healthy Eating Nutrition series, beginning with Water Nutrition. I hope that you will follow our monthly series via this newsletter.

My intent with the nutrition series is to share my current thoughts on nutrition, healthy eating and drinking, as well as some of the pros and cons of the different popular diets, such as raw foods, vegan, vegetarian, gluten-free, standard American diet, Paleo, Mediterranean, Macrobiotic, Ayurvedic, and others.

We will, of course, continue to include updates and current articles on the health benefits of water, water filters, and water issues in our monthly newsletter.

In this issue, our feature article is about water nutrition—what it means and why it is the foundation of good health.

To your health and wellness,

Nancy Hearn, CNC


Water Nutrition—The Foundation of Good Health

In humans, water nutrition is fundamental to our health and life. Water is composed primarily of hydrogen and oxygen, and in most adults, 60 to 70 percent of our body weight is water.

Human beings can survive without food for up to forty days, but without water, our life would end in three to five days.

So what is the meaning of water nutrition? According to the Merriam Webster Medical Dictionary, nutrition is the “act or process of being nourished.”

When we mention nutrition, most of us think of food. However, the beverages we drink are equally important for overall nutrition.

Plain water (filtered of contaminants) is, by far, the healthiest beverage to drink.

It is true that some of our body fluid needs can be obtained through other liquids and beverages, such as soup broths and juice. We also get fluids from some fruits and vegetables that have high water content, such as melons, cucumbers, tomatoes and celery.

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 has published numerous health articles and eBooks.


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