Stay hydrated. Drink plenty of water. Drink 6-8 glasses of water each day.
How many times have you heard this sage advice?
It is good advice. Life cannot continue to exist without water. Our bodies are around 70% water by weight. Our body’s molecules are comprised of 99% water, although water molecules are lighter than other molecules, which is why they don’t make up 99% of our weight.
Since we are mostly water, then it makes sense to put a priority on drinking plenty of it. Science should put a strong emphasis on understanding its role in support of human life (and other life). Even so, much remains a mystery regarding this ubiquitous liquid so crucial to all life on earth.
Think about a few interesting facts:
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