It’s no wonder we’re sick and in the midst of a national health crisis! Somewhere along the way the message of hydration has been blurred.
We have been “sold” on the fact that it doesn’t really matter what you drink as long as you drink plenty of it. Sodas, coffee, tea, juice, energy drinks, beer, wine…it makes no difference as long as you drink enough “fluids” to hydrate you’ll be just fine.
Here is an excerpt from Coca Cola in their readily available, online document entitled “Hydration Tips”.
All Beverages Hydrate…
The Institute of Medicine of the National Academy of Sciences has found that all beverages, including those with caffeine, contribute to total daily hydration. If you’re not in the mood for water, its okay to reach for something else you enjoy like a sports drink, tea or a soft drink.
Although this is a self-serving message there is a little bit of truth to it. If you are ingesting some sort of fluid you won’t die of dehydration because (by definition) you are hydrated. There is one HUGE problem with this theory. The human body is approximately 70% water and it NEEDS PURE, CLEAN, CHEMICAL FREE (preferably Kangen) water. It ABSOLUTELY DOES matter what you drink IF you want to maintain good health. There is more to healthy hydration than merely throwing fluids at the problem. We have clearly bought in to a lie that is wreaking havoc on our health.
Let’s put this in perspective. As long as you eat a Big Mac you won’t starve to death. It really doesn’t matter what you eat, technically you will be full and you won’t starve. So if you don’t feel like eating healthy “its okay to reach for something else you enjoy” like a Big Mac. Sound ridiculous? Maybe so, but lets face it…that is the precisely the rationale that we’re using when it comes to hydration.
Lets get back to reality. The marketing myths are killing us.
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