Diabetics can be helped with increased water intake? Check this out
Doc Eifrig: This is how much water you should actually be drinking
Thursday, January 19, 2012
From Dr. David Eifrig in Retirement Millionaire:
Here in Retirement Millionaire, I’ve told you about the benefits of drinking coffee, wine and beer, and green tea.
But what about water? The standard in the medical world is to tell people to drink up to 64 ounces of water per day. The rule of thumb is eight eight-ounce glasses per day. However, I wrote several years back how the history of the 64-ounces-a-day recommendation stemmed from research on people lost at sea – not the reality of a normal day.
The marketing machinery of the water-cooler industry twisted the research, claiming the human body needed extra water to function. The research shows you didn’t need extra water. You could get most of what you needed from foods – making planning for life-raft supplies a bit easier.
Now… a new water study shows that drinking 34 ounces of water a day lowers the risk of developing high blood sugar. Read the full article here