Saturday, August 13

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The importance of water
Opinion

The importance of water

Amie Dredge asks why the university is not doing more to keep us hydrated Water: that little necessity in life that comprises over 70% of your body weight. We are constantly being told to drink more water, yet there are very few places on campus to get this water. The recommended daily intake of water is set at 2 litres. The proven advantages of drinking lots of water include: Better skin Decreased tiredness - Feeling tired can be a result of dehydration and the NHS recommends drinking more water if you feel frequently tired Help to lose weight - A 2015 study by the University of Birmingham reported that drinking water before meal times means you eat fewer calories because you feel fuller (http://www.birmingham.ac.uk/news/latest/2015/08/Abottleofwaterbeforeeachmeal260815.aspx...