Have you ever been told that proper hydration comes from gulping down eight cups of water every day? Turns out, that little bit of popular wisdom might be more fiction than fact. Researchers say the advice is an "urban myth" as it neglects the water content of healthy foods - and even the water content in coffee, tea and juices. Speros Tsindos from the department of dietetics … [Read more...] about “8 Glasses of Water Per Day” is a Myth
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Police say that Whitney Houston was discovered by a member of her staff in the bathtub of the Beverly Hilton suite where she was pronounced dead on Saturday. "She was underwater and apparently unconscious," read a statement from the Beverly Hills Police Department. The singer was found "to still be unconscious and unresponsive" when Fire Department personnel and hotel … [Read more...] about Whitney Houston Was Found Underwater in Bathtub
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission is recalling about 50,850 pool drain covers manufactured byWaterway Plastics, of Oxnard, Calif. The recalled drain covers were incorrectly rated to handle the flow of water through the cover, which could pose a possible entrapment hazard to swimmers and bathers. No incidents have been reported. This recall involves the pool and … [Read more...] about Waterway Plastics Recalls Drain Covers Due to Incorrect Ratings
Water plays an important role in keeping your child hydrated. While other fluids, such as soda pops, fruit juices and milk, may help provide the necessary fluids, they may also supply additional ingredients, such as sugar, artificial colorings and fat. Encouraging your child to drink plain water can help to limit his intake of unnecessary ingredients and keep his body … [Read more...] about A Toddler Who Won’t Drink Water
Standard weight loss advice often involves drinking water as your beverage of choice, but if you're not a fan of the taste--or lack of taste--you may wonder whether water can really help you to lose weight. Though there is some debate as to why it helps you lose weight, drinking water will increase the amount of weight that you lose.DehydrationWhen your body is dehydrated, it … [Read more...] about Does Water Really Make You Lose Weight?