Water Question

May 21st, 2011

What is water? Water – a liquid with no color, taste and smell (in thick layers of bluish). Water (H2O, hydrogen oxide) – a simple chemical compound of two gases: hydrogen is very light and heavier – oxygen. Effect of temperature on water: boiling point – 100 C, the melting temperature – 0 C. Water has a high heat capacity, ie ability to absorb heat with minimal change in its own temperature. Water – one of the most common substances on the ground.

It covers most of the earth's surface. Almost all living things are composed of water. About 2 / 3 the mass of water rights (water content in different organs varies from 20% to 85%). Why do I need to drink water? Water alone currently does not have any nutritional value but is, nevertheless, the most important 'staple'. That water helps to maintain vital processes of our body, delivering nutrients to cells matter and diverting wastes.

It is through the water by regulating body temperature. Therefore, some people may weeks or even months to survive without food, without water is doomed to quick death. How much water to drink per day? According to medics on a daily basis you need to drink about 2 liters of water, approximately 10 glasses. This is the norm for an adult healthy man. Those who adhere to a vegetarian diet, the amount of water can be reduced to 8 cups, so as a liquid into the body of vegetables and fruits.

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