Our Body’s Need of Water
Our Bodies Needs of Water
Our bodies operate on water—plain unadulterated water. Over one hundred trillion cells must have water to live. Our two hundred trillion probiotics too, must have a continuing supply of water or they will die.
Cows, horses and dogs may drink from mud puddles—when need be, and the water is not perfectly clean. Our ancestors probably did too. If you can’t get perfect water any potable water will do.
Sipping may be a wise thing to do throughout the day. The stomach can better handle impurities in small amounts. Not huge amounts at one setting—too much at one time may overload the process. A cup full sounds good, but—one size does not fit all.
Ideally it is best to drink our water between meals. A half hour before eating is a good time to drink. Sip grudgingly during a meal, being careful not to dilute the natural processes
Put enough water in the system to prepare to process the food, and to not cause it float around in the stomach and cause unpleasant problems.
I can think of no benefit to include a lot of water with a meal.
Some think it better to fool the brain into thinking that the stomach is full when it is bloated with water. Surely the brain is not that stupid, and you will be hungry as soon as the water is dumped out by the body.
Watch your urine and keep it a pale yellow—the color of straw. If your mouth is dry you have waited too long between drinks of water. Some experts say that nothing else but water will do. Other ones say that any liquid is ok. My thinking is— keep it simple and cheap. As with most thinks in life, natural is probably best. Our hundred trillion cells do recognize H2o as water and it is probably their choice.
Be gentle with yourself; there are many experts that come and go and they have too many conflicting ideas.
Plain old water is a good drink. Each of us must figure out for ourselves what to drink and when to drink it.