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glug [May. 13th, 2006|01:03 am]
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“ You should drink at least eight 8-ounce glasses of water a day.” The bottled water industry loves this myth, but according to kidney specialist Dr. Heinz Valtin, there is no scientfic evidence to support the claim.
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[User Picture]From: randomposting
2006-05-12 11:46 pm (UTC)
Mmm... Are you sure on your numbers there? I was under the impression that a number of Doctors have recently put out information saying that many (Americans. Not trying to be USCentric) are drinking too much water, and that the 8+ glasses of water a day rule was a thing of the past because of it..
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[User Picture]From: faerie_mistress
2006-05-12 11:53 pm (UTC)
I think in metric so my numbers may be a tad off.

I think it seems to be the majority are either in the too much or not enough catagory with only a minority actually around the reccomended mark, so that it averages out but individually... certainly here it's young people (late teens to early 30's) who are drinking their 2 to 3 litres a day, while the older generation tend to drink tea or similar as the majority of their beverage consumption, and since it's a diuretic...
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[User Picture]From: randomposting
2006-05-12 11:56 pm (UTC)
Oooh. Makes sense. *nod*
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