WATER vs. COLA
1. 75% of Americans are chronically dehydrated.
2. In 37% of Americans the thirst mechanism is so weak that it is often mistaken for
3. Even mild dehydration will slow down one's metabolism as much as 3%.
4. One glass of water will shut down midnight hunger pangs for almost 100% of the dieters
studied in a University of Washington study.
5. Lack of water is the number one trigger of daytime fatigue.
6. Preliminary research indicates that eight to ten glasses of water a day could
significantly ease back and joint pain for up to 80% of sufferers.
7. A mere 2% drop in body water can trigger fuzzy short-term memory, trouble with basic
math, and difficulty focusing on a computer screen or printed page.
8. Drinking five glasses of water daily decreases the risk of colon cancer by 45%. It can
slash the risk of breast cancer by 79%, and one is 50% less likely to develop bladder
1. In many US States the highway patrol carries two gallons of cola in the trunk to remove
blood from the highway after a car accident.
2. You can put a T-bone steak in a bowl of cola and it will be gone in two days.
3. To clean a toilet: pour a can of cola into the toilet bowl and let it sit for one hour,
then flush clean. The citric acid in cola removes stains from vitreous china.
4. To remove rust spots from chrome car bumpers: rub the bumper with a rumpled-up piece of
aluminum foil dipped in cola.
5. To clean corrosion from car battery terminals: pour a can of cola over the terminals to
bubble away the corrosion.
6. To loosen a rusted bolt: apply a cloth soaked in cola to the rusted bolt for several
7. To remove grease from clothes: empty a can of cola into a load of greasy clothes, add
detergent, and run through a regular cycle. The cola will help loosen grease stains. It
will also clean road haze from your windshield.
Now the question is, would you like a glass of water or cola?