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Drinking Water

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Water, the liquid of life itself. How do we use it and how do we protect it? All these questions and more are bottled here.
It is beneficial because it cleanses your system of bacteria, but it is kind of a pain in the butt having to go to the restroom every 2 min.
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Club soda or soda water is perfectly acceptable to drink during pregnancy. It is only water with carbonation and if you don't like regular water (sans fizz), this is a good substitute. Just check the label to make sure it is no sodium added especially if you are prone to high blood pressure.
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If you try to freeze water, juice or other liquids in a closed plastic container without leaving room for expansion, your container will crack or burst. I fill plastic bottles or jugs with liquid, leaving plenty of room at the top for expansion. Once the liquid is frozen, then you can safely tighten…
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No Salt Water For People You have to break this all of the way down to cells. When a cell takes in seawater, it also takes in salt. Salt will dehydrate the cell so if the cells dehydrate, you dehydrate. You may think you are rehydrating when you drink salt water but you're not. The kidne…
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%DETAILS% It's sediment from you water heater. The chlorine and other chemicals put into the water to purify it, settle in the water heater when your water isn't being used. When you use your hot water your water heater starts filling with cold water which shakes up the sediment in the bottom. wh…
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39 I would go with "body temp", any water hotter that body temperature 98.6F or 37 C would not allow a person to cool off, overheating becomes a possibility, body temp would be "too hot" for a "long swim time". Also there could be hypothermia if the air is like 10 degrees or something but normal air…
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YES, REGULARLY. Pool water will start to stagnate and become unsanitary within hours of initiation. Sunlight will cause algae growth, human pool use introduces body shed waste. The skimmer should run 10 hours a day or more. Even an indoor pool must be shocked, chlorinated, and filtered regularly. Us…
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Drinking water is always good for you. And especially good when pregnant. Everyone's body needs water and most people don't drink enough.   yes.you dont want to get dehighdrated.
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All companies that produce consumables must, by federal law, have an expiration date on it. Since bottled water is a consumable the company must put a expiration date on it. Also some water becomes impure due to plastic melting or substances released into the water by the plastic. Expiration Dates…
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Drinking water is also known as potable water. Charcoal is the primary substance used in conventional drinking or potable water filtration systems. It is also used to absorb heavy metals in poisonings. Refer to heavy metal poisoning solutions on the web for additional iformation. Filtration is not t…
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Answer If it is your first baby you usually start feeling movements at around 20 weeks. Second and subsequent babies usually make their presence known around 16-17 weeks. Not because they kick earlier but because you have felt it before.
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Answer It would more likely be from copper in the well-water that comes from putting a large amount of well water into the pool at one time. There are agents that you can buy, ch-elating agents, (a little expensive) that bind the copper and turn the water blue again, though this will also occur o…
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Yes and no. The human body can go for an extended period of time without food. I went for 12 days without food. I do not recommend it for longer than three or four days. After that, the long-term effects on your body are not worth it, since your body can start eating it's own muscles for energy. It'…
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Drinking very large amounts of water over a short period of time may be fatal. This was demonstrated in the infamous case of the "wee for a Wii contest" where contestants tried to drink the most water to win a Wii. One contestant died. The excess water dilutes electrolytes and causes water intoxicat…
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I once read that drinking water actually helps burn fat - that's one of the reasons you're encouraged to drink 6-8 glasses a day. But I really think you shouldn't JUST drink water, it should be a healthy diet that includes the recommended daily amount of water.
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If you have no hot tap water, you probably have no hot water at all in the house. The answer would be that your water heater is off, by which i mean the flame blew out and you must reflame it. This is how you do it.At the water heater there is a square grey valve, that controls the gas that goes in …
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Yes, drinking water can help some people to lose weight. If your worried about bloating, try drinking luke-warm water. Cold water makes you bloat. I drink about 5-6 glasses everyday but i dont get that problem. Or even better drink 1 glass of warm water after every meal this will help also.
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It's better to take the pill ONLY AS DIRECTED. The reason manufacturers and pharmacists give you instructions is to tell you the BEST way to take a pill. The way you take it affects how well it works. Some pills need to disolve in your small intestine, some in your stomach to work best. Snorting an…
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Around 2 to 3 litres 2.4 liters to be exact Most simple 8 to 12 tall glasses of water a day About 8 - 10 cups (American cup measurement) of water daily, and if it is 12 cups that good to prevent dehydration liter to drink = your weight * .033
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Yes. There is such a thing as water intoxication where the body has so much water in it that the chemicals, hormones etc. are too diluted to work properly. In rare cases people drink so much water they basically make their organs quit working, yes it's true, but very rare. (sometimes your stomach c…
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Not sure about this. All rivers run but many are unfit to drink. Most of us drink boiled water (at least as tea, coffee and beer) without a problem (unless we drink too much beer!). As long as water runs, its a safe temprature to drink. I would worry drinking boiled water (100 degrees celcius) I …
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Yes, you'll lose weight, and then almost certainly gain it all back, all while doing your body and metabolism no favors at all.Weight loss is a slow, deliberate process and is never successfully attained and maintained by "quick fixes." Your metabolism, feeling that the body is starving, will actual…
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You have a bad valve, and need to replace it. I replaced the valve and hot water continues to run through the tube through the basement floor.
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bulimics drink what ever, but yes its usually water, once they feel like binging they drink something sweet like a tea or diet soda, i drink coffee when ever i crave for something very unhealthy No bulimics drink whatever they want but usually diet drinks since they have an eating disorder. Yes…
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Answer No, quite the opposite. If inorganic minerals are "removed" from tapwater, by converting it into pure distilled water, the result is remarkable biological mineral absorption for both overall health and maximal metabolic activity. The application of this query has a remarkably high correlat…
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Yes, water is very effective in helping with weight loss. Many times people feel hunger in their stomach when it is really liquid they need. Drinking a glass of water will relieve cravings and get you to the next meal without snacking. If you drink a glass of water before you eat your meals, you won…
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no? you have no choice if you have no water or no food you have to drink the water for you to survive yes if u lick botom and eat human waste all day by James bambino
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Safety of aspartame If you have been tested and found to NOT be phenylketonuric, go for it. If you ARE phenylketonuric, any amount of aspartame can cause serious problems. Laws in most states require that infants be tested for phenylketonurea before they are allowed out of the hospital. If you we…
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Well, that's never going to do anything but land you in the hospital where you'll be force fed through your veins! Drinking water is great. You need to focus on things which are low in sugar, and low in fat. Learn to stop eating when you are full. Take a walk, then eventually jog everyday. Maybe one…
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water is boiled - the steam is captured and cooled back to water. Will remove heavy particulates and other elements.
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Fabric Marking Pens Some say the air solible pens are the best, unless you live in an especially humid area or gets lots of rain. Then the marks can disappear very quickly; even while you're working. Some people still prefer chalk pencils. ANSWER: The answer depends on the project and the fabri…
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You should see a decrease in weight almost immediately. From what you have described, I would guess you would lose around 1kg (2lb) per week. It all depends on the person. Everyone is different. Therefore, it would be difficult to say. You probably won't notice it yourself. You may only realise…
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The body is made of an average 70% water. But when losing weight its hard to see what percentage is water as people have different methods of losing weight. If your was on a fade diet you will lose water and muscle which will come back. If you was on a health balanced diet then you most properly los…
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No. It stays in the system for 60-90 days and in the hair longer.
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You should not use bottled water for your aquarium unless you have the ability to add back in the minerals that are removed in the manufacturing process. Typically, tap water is perfectly safe for them provided it's safe for you to drink.
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yes
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water (H20)  Hydrogen and oxygen.And Tons of various chemicals that they leave off the side of the bottle. If you want to know what's added, you'll have to research the company making the water. Nestle (for example) is a chinese water company draining our great lakes at an alarming rate and th…
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you wishDepends. Do you mean zero-sugar drinks as in WATER? Water is definitely more healthy than any soft drink. I would suggest drinking water instead of a soft drink. I know that that would work.
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Answer Its possible since the kidneys can only deal with so much water. If you continually drink so much water that your kidneys can deal with it all, then various parts of your body will swell with overflow. This could include your brain tissue. When this happens, its known as a condition called…
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You may not lose any weight if you eat too much fruit, it is very high in sugars. But it is certainly going to be healthier! Too much fruit, if your body is not used to it, will also have a laxative effect. Lack of proteins may also affect your health.
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Is Starving Yourself For Three Weeks To Lose Weight Harmful? You are really harming yourself. Starving yourself doesn't actually make for a good diet. Your brain needs protein (from dairy products and meat products) and your colon needs grains, leafy green vegetables to work properly. Your ki…
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Answer There is no proof that drinking tap water makes you bald. It's genetics. Some women going through menopause can lose hair near the crown to their forehead. Men often have "male pattern baldness." Take a look at your family and you'll know what I mean by genetics. Answer: Drinking tap w…
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Answer Liquids with less ions in its solution. alcohols too. Also if you put water in one bag, salt water in a bag, and Sprite Zero in another bag the salt water just turns into slush when you freeze them for about 7 hours or so. :D The regular water was the first to freeze because it didn't have m…
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Call any advertiser for installation of water softeners. They will test your water for free. There are some simple ways to establish if your water is hard or soft and whether your water has an overabundance of minerals. Step #1: The Soap Test If your water is hard, soap will tend not to l…
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Answer If you are using two tablespoons per cup and drinking 12 cups, then yes this is excessive. If you are using two tablespoons for the entire pot then you are okay. Another View No, in effect you are drinking coffee flavored hot water and if that is OK with you then you go right ahead. Th…
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If you have a scorpion drinking liters of water everyday you should enter it into the largest in the world! I would guess that a scorpion might drink its own body weight in water a day if available, but would doubt it would actually take in more than a few cc's. Scorpions need a shallow bowl less t…
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Flavored water is adding artificial powdered flavoring in the water.
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I suggest you check your height and weight on a bmi calculator such as http://www.nhlbisupport.com/bmi/bmicalc.htm. Even these are not recommended for teenagers but it could give you a bit of an idea. As for your diet, do not starve yourself as this can slow your metabolism and you could end up gai…
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I am not posotive, but I have five ladbugs and I am trying to figure out their habitat and food and lifestyle. So I am pretty sure they do because, What animal doesn't drink water? So I am guessing the answer is yes. - A ten year old
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There are many things that can change how long a body can go without water. For example someone in extreme heat cannot last as long as someone in lower temperatures. Someone with food high in water content can last longer than someone with no food or someone who eats food that are dry or high in sal…
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Yes, it is possible to drink too much water.
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waterIt depends on how much waste water that person gives out (e.g sweating, urination). the amount of water a human must drink in a day is 2 to 2.5 litres. the amount of water a human can drink in a day is 0 to 20 litres.(it depends) but an average human drinks 3-5 liters
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Pure water undergoes a change of state at 0° Celsius (32° Fahrenheit). If energy is being removed from the system (freezing), ice crystals begin to form. If energy continues to be removed, the ice will continue to thicken and solidify. For small to moderate quantities of water, the ice-water mixtu…
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Answer As a general rule, no! Mineral water usually contains high levels of minerals, such as sodium, fluoride or calcium, that a baby's kidneys cannot tolerate. Spring water too, should be avoided, as there is no requirement to list the mineral contents and this too could be lethally high for a …
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Unfilted water is just as bad for dogs as humans, and can cause serious health issues. I wouldn't let my dog drink irrigation water. Remember prevention is better than large vet bills.
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Reverse osmosis is a term you might have heard about. You might also have heard about the disadvantages of reverse osmosis. Home reverse osmosis systems exist, but they're being replaced by filtration designs capable of meeting the needs of the private sector. Let us take their advantages and disa…
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You might lose ten pounds, but chances are you will pass out. And even though you lose ten pounds, it will all be water weight that will come back within a day or so. And it doesn't change your figure.  yes i tried it and it worked. but you have to do it for a month to be really skinny. I agre…
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Most water is absorbed by the small intestine and then the large intestine (the large intestine's main function is just to absorb leftover water from the digestive process). However, irritation of the intestinal tract causes it to discharge waste before it can remove water, IE: diarrhea. Water is c…
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Snails do drink water not very much though. Do not give it to much or it will die. DO NOT LET IT GET AROUND SALT OR SALTWATER! The same goes with slugs. Don't let them near salt water when it can be helped. Don't let them near salt either. If you are ever having problems with growing things like cab…
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8 ounces a day
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water is good for the body because your body is mostly made of water 85% is your brain 80% is your blood 70% is your muscle water removes dangerous toxins in your body. it cushions your joint. carries oxygen and nutriens to cells. regulates body tempeture. you should drink 6-8 glasses of water a d…
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8 glasses a day (or more) is safe, just don't drink them all at the same time. More than one liter (quart) per hour over several hours, can be dangerous. But if you spread it around over the course of the day (like 1-2 cups per hour), it won't hurt you.
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Reverse osmosis purification can remove vital minerals from water. This has a doubled effect, because this water then leeches minerals from the body.
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working out at least one day a week. and try some other liquids for one that is very dangerous because it is dangerous to lose 10 percent or more of your body weight through water losses. and two your probably wrong about how much water weight you lost because a marathon runner can lose up to 13 po…
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about 32 gallons
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Answer Drink it with your left hand. use a straw.
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water doesn't MAKE you lose weight, but it can help.. appetite_…">1. Water suppresses the appetite … People who drink more are proven to feel hungry less often, as water makes a good appetite suppressant.  2. Water helps to reduce cholesterol … Water has a drastic impact on cho…
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6-8 cups
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YES. Water is indeed good for you. It cleans you out and replaces the sweat that comes out of you. Even you are 70% water. So if you are thirsty, I suggest you drink water. It's good for you.yes, it has 0 calories 0 chelorestrol, 0 sodium, what ever you name, it will be a zero. it is reccomended for…
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Answer sugar taste receptors have a specific threshold and specific saturation level, below which and above which the stimulus is not perceived. so when we eat chocolate the taste receptors reach a saturation point above which it doesnt percieve sweet water stimulus Answer sugar taste recepto…
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Purple on the fixtures and fittings and plaster = very high chlorine stabilizer or conditioner levels.It can also be caused by metals and/or minerals in the water, particularly manganese. The manganese reacts to the high level of chlorine (when you shock your pool for example) and turns the water pu…
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Yes, but it will make u thirster do to the fact that cells shrivel up with salt and cells need to be averaged size.
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100%of them have access to clean water as they are a first world country as well as being part of the G8 countries
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It all depends on where it is. in some countries they get drinking water from fresh water lakes or rivers, while other are on well systems/city water.
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you should have up to 4 glasses a day, if you are more athletic you should have6 to 8
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No you cannot.
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Answer If a person goes without water and food, they will die first from dehydration. So do not go a whole day without drinking water. Then after you drink some water, have something to eat.
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The answer is Kangaroo Rat. It will not drink water throughout its life.
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I think that an astronaut will have to chase his/her food or if they don't wont to chase it they can hold it VERY tight and eat and make sure that nothing goes flying. See the Web Link below for the answer and find the 'Space Foods' link within the page. Try the links below. Especially the pictur…
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of course, your supposed to drink water while your exercising
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You should drink at least 8 cups of water each day.
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well what happens is that, if you drink just water for a week you will lose weight but as soon as you start eating it will be put back on. you wont be losing fat, but just water extra water weight you're carrying around. if you are heavy you will lose more water weight. if you are going to do this i…
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To improve the old answer, in Europe they also smoke a lot more than we do, doesn't mean they're healthier. Your body was meant to handle cold liquids. Has anyone ever watched a deer, lion, racoon, dog etc wait for the river to warm up before drinking? Absolutely not. Rivers and creeks are runoff wh…
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Yes you can but you will probably get a not-so-bad-tummy-ache.
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Try giving clean timothy hay, bread crust, cheerios if he still won't eat he could be catching mucoid enteritis or something similar. Take to a vet to save rabbit.
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Atleast 6, if not more.
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humans drink about 90 cups a day
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Many of the body's functions require water. At least 80% on the human body is made up of water.
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it hydroates the skin and keeps it clean so drink water those who don't! :)
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No because nothing get in your stomach plus water fill you up if you eat something healthy and drink water that would be healthy
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They love sweet wine at first they won't drink it but in a minute or two they will love it
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Answer The thing about bottled water is the plastic begins to break down into the water. This isn't good for you and doesn't taste too great either.
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Answer Not that I know of , but office drinking foutines have alot of bacteria on them , so dont put your mouth on it and wash your hands after. 1. Mouth ulcers result from stress and reduction in immunity and deficiency of vitamins. They can result from bad oral hygiene. They can also result du…
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no but if you drink it too much your tummy will get filled by a water.
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Tap water contains chlorine and fluoride, neither one of these chemicals have been proven to be safe for human consumption. Particularly chloride which is an antimicrobial and may harm human tissues. There have been some studies that suggest that the exposure of pesticides, plastic bottles, and c…
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There doesn't seem to be any evidence that drinking hot water would cause a miscarriage. Drinking coffee or tea could be avoided because of the caffeine.
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