Without fluids, you could live only a few days. Water transports nutrients, lubricates joints and body tissues, facilitates digestion, enables your kidneys to remove waste products from your body in urine, maintains blood pressure and circulation, and helps preserve normal body temperature through sweating.
The Dietary Reference Intakes (DRI) specify that
A cool glass of water is calorie-free, readily available, and refreshing. Without water, you could live only a few days. Between 45 and 75 percent of a person’s body weight is water. Water is necessary for transporting nutrients, facilitating digestion, lubricating joints and body tissues, maintaining blood pressure and circulation,
(Part 1 of a two-part series on the health effects of coffee and tea.) Four out of five Americans regularly drink coffee; nearly half indulge daily. Many are attracted to the aroma and flavor of a cup of joe, while others are lured by the lift in energy and mood that
No time to keep up? Yearning for a quick rundown of the year’s hottest topics? Here is EN’s annual A-to-Z guide to nutrition, in time to make resolutions for 1998. Here’s to another
Coffee and cholesterol. Research on the connection keeps on coming. But every time new research links the two—as a flurry of recent reports has again done—it usually turns out the coffee under study