6 Health Benefits from Clean Water

The need for clean water hardly requires explanation. Everyone has an inherent understanding of the value of uncontaminated water for drinking, cooking and washing.

Beyond the obvious benefits of clean water for every day living, medical experts have validated some important health benefits, as well.

Here are five important reasons why clean water is good for your health as well as the environment, as reported by David Freeman in Reader’s Digest.

1) Reduced risk of stroke: good hydration in your body reduces the chance of blood clots forming, thereby offering protection against the possibility of a stroke

2) Lowered risk of heart disease: Medical research suggests that drinking five glasses of water per day cuts the risk of fatal heart attack by 50% in men.

3) Fewer kidney stones: Passing a kidney stone is no fun. In fact it is usually quite painful. Drinking plenty of water helps to keep stones from forming by maintaining a high level of dilution in your urinary tract. Continue reading “6 Health Benefits from Clean Water”

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