Water - Part Two

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Water - Part Two

In 2013, the USDA Nutrient Data Laboratory completed a study that included analyzing U.S. tap water in order to find what percentages of the DRI (dietary reference intakes) the minerals in the drinking water meets. This was studied because water does not just hydrate the body but it also provides important nutrients, via minerals, ions, and more, that the body absolutely needs to efficiently function.

 

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Water - Part One

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Water - Part One

Water is one of the six nutrients, along with carbohydrates, minerals, vitamins, lipids (fats), and proteins. It also happens to be one of the most abundant elements found in the human body, about 60% of our total body weight. Water is one essential nutrient we can only last a few days without because of how much the body needs and is unable to make for itself. 

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FEBRUARY - AMERICAN HEART MONTH

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FEBRUARY - AMERICAN HEART MONTH

Heart disease and stroke are the number one cause of death in the United States. The fact that so many of these deaths are preventable is why, this month, we really focus on how to have a healthy heart. 

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