In every nook and corner of the world, water is considered a sole component which has got an image of miraculous drug curing every single issue whether it is related to dull skin or diabetes. This is however spicing up the truth. Water is no doubt essential for the body, but its magical qualities are mostly confused with some myths.
Let’s have a look on some of the facts and myths associated with water:
- Myth 1: Drinking water in between having meals is not good for digestion.
Fact: This is a common saying which has been passed on to generations. But the fact is that there is no scientific proof against it. The most “bad” it will do is making you full and will reduce your hunger. So feel free to have a glass of water with your meals.
- Myth 2: Drink 8 glasses of water every day
Fact: One of the most popular myths which you will hear from almost everybody. Scientists say that there is no link found till now which says you should keep on sipping water whole day. Drink it whenever you feel thirsty.
- Myth 3: Water cleans out the toxins from the body.
Fact: Firstly detoxification is the job done by our kidneys and not by water. Drinking unlimited amounts of water will reduce the kidneys ability to work as a filter.
- Myth 4: Just drink more water and get a healthy skin
Fact: That means you are not eating healthy roaming around in pollution without taking proper care of your skin and just that you drink enough water, you expect your skin to be good, escape yourself from these delusions. Undoubtedly water is good for your skin cells as our body is 60 percent made up of water, but other factors do have effects on the skin as well.
- Myth 5: Drink water and shed pounds
Fact: Do you think drinking water will make you slim instantly??? Forget it, although water will aid your weight loss but when combined with a proper diet and exercises. It’s nothing like you will drink tons of water while stuffing food, and you will succeed in getting slim.
Water is the basic element of life and there is no doubt about it but bouncing on the limits is no good for anything, not even in case of water.