Hmm, while not a “food”, water should be a very important part of our diets.  Personally, I try to make it a point to drink 100oz of water a day.  My husband calls me a “wateraholic”, because of the amount of water I drink.  How many ounces of water do you drink a day?


      1. Over 70 percent of an adult’s body is made up of water.
      2. The recommended daily intake of water is 8 cups per day, but it can come through the consumption of food as well.
      3. There’s more fresh water stored under the ground in aquifers than on the earth’s surface.
      4. Drinking too much water too quickly causes water intoxication, caused by reduced sodium (salt) levels in the blood stream.  Some confuse this with a “runner’s high”.
      5. Of all the water on the earth, humans can use about three tenths of a percent of it for drinking water.


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