Wednesday, September 14, 2016

Wellness Wednesday: Cola Vs Water

Water vs Cola - Which should you choose?

Did you know the active ingredient in cola is phosphoric acid?  Phosphoric acid leaches calcium from bones and contributes to Osteoporosis.  Truck drivers carrying cola syrup also use hazardous materials place cards reserved for highly corrosive materials.  Many distributors use it to clean their vehicles.

WATER

  • 75% of Americans are chronically dehydrated
  • In 37% of American, the thirst mechanism is so weak, it is mistaken as hunger
  • Even mild dehydration can slow down metabolism by 3%
  • One glass of water shuts down midnight hunger pangs for almost 100% of the dieters investigated in a University of Washington study
  • research indicates that 8-10 glasses of water a day could significantly ease back and joint pain for up to 80% of sufferers
  • Drinking 5 glasses of water daily decreases the risk of colon cancer by 45%, plus it can slash the risk of breast cancer by 79%, and one is 50% less likely to develop bladder cancer
  • As little as  2% drop in body water can trigger fuzzy short-term memory, trouble with basic math, and difficulty focusing on the computer screen or on a printed page
COLA
  • Cola is an effective pest control in a garden; the smell attracts crawling bugs and the acidity kills them
  • Cola on a frozen window shield will turn the ice to slush
  • Cola will remove scale and build up on kitchen items; and remove burned on foods
  • Tinfoil dipped in cola will remove rust
  • Cola will remove grease stains and blood off fabric (could cause a stain itself though)
  • Cola will remove oil stains from concrete
  • Let cola sit briefly on tile to clean grout

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