Mar 26, 2018

Water-related Myths and Facts

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Myth: We have to drink 8 glasses of boiled water a day to avoid dehydration.

Fact: It is true that our body needs enough water every day. Most of us need about 6 to 8 glasses of liquid a day, remember the fluid is not water. Liquids can also be obtained from the foods we eat, such as fruits and vegetables that are 80-90% composed of liquids, as well as other beverages such as milk, tea and coffee.

Hot time in Malaysia now we get a lot of sweat, so we need to take the liquid to hold back the liquid that has come out.

Myth: Coffee, tea and other caffeinated beverages cause dehydration

Fact: It's true that caffeine has a diuretic effect or makes us feel like urinating, the effect is very light compared to the amount of water contained in the drink. The drink still contributes to the body that needs water.

Myth: The more water is getting healthier

Fact: In general, water is a non-toxic substance. However, do not over-drink water. In some cases, drinking too much water can cause an electrolyte imbalance in the body known as water poisoning.

Myth: Water helps lose weight

Fact: Yes this is true. Drinking calorie-free and sugar-free water is a great way to get daily fluid intake from sugary drinks and high calories. Some studies have shown that drinking 1/2 liters of water before meals can help us eat less.


  1. setuju part terlebih minum air tu, some will experience nausea ataupun boleh pengsan. Boleh lemahkan kidney jugak. Kalau tak aktif better jangan over sangat