Back to Basics: Hydration

Back to Basics: Hydration PT Blog   •   December, 2018 “Pure water is the world’s first and foremost medicine.” – Slovakian proverb Water is essential to life. The average adult body is composed of 55-65% water with the brain consisting of 78%. Newborn babies, which require more water during this crucial time for growth and development, are composed of 78% water. 71% of the Earth is covered with water (1), with 400 billion gallons of water used daily in the United States(2). When water shortages occur or toxins are present, the statistics are staggering: “unsafe water kills 200 children every hour” (3) and “80% of illness in the developing [...]

Back to Basics: Hydration2018-12-18T20:43:08+00:00
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