Why Water?

  • Your body consists mainly of water (on average about 70%). Liver is 90%, brain is 85%, blood is 83% and the bones are 35%.
  • It is estimated that at least 75% of South Africans are dehydrated to such a degree that it affects their health in a negative way.
  • Virtually everyone in SA has one or more toxic chemicals lodged in fatty tissue from drinking treated tap water.
  • In South Africa millions drink water from municipal supplies containing potentially dangerous levels of chloro- and fluoro-chemicals, lead, fecal bacteria, as well as pesticides and other impurities associated with cancer and metabolic dysfunction.
  • In a University of Washington study, drinking one glass of water when feeling hungry stopped the hunger pangs in 98% of the dieters surveyed.
  • The main cause of daytime fatigue and the dreaded “afternoon slump” is simply a lack of water.
  • Research shows that about 8-10 glasses of water a day may significantly ease back pain and joint pain for up to 80% of sufferers.
  • If the average person drank at least 5 glasses of plain water a day, the risk of getting breast cancer is decreased by 79%, colon cancer by 45% and bladder cancer by 50%.
  • A person’s minimal water requirements is half their body weight in ounces daily. For instance, a 200 pound person should drink at least 100 ounces per day.
  • Only a 2% drop in the amount of water in your body can bring on mental confusion such as short-term memory loss, being unable to focus and forgetting how to do simple math calculations.