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Hormones in Drinking Water

Terminology  What is the endocrine system? The endocrine system is also referred to as the hormone system.  Hormones in humans and animals have an important job.  They regulate the body’s various processes, such as metabolism, growth, and reproduction.  An example of a hormone is insulin, excreted by the pancreas and breaks down sugar.  Another is [...]

Hormones in Drinking Water2019-11-29T15:15:12+02:00

Chlorine in water

Chlorine Why must chlorine be removed from drinking water before ingestion? What is chlorine? Chlorine is a chemical element with symbol Cl. It is a poisonous pale-green gas and is one of the halogens found in group seven in the Periodic Table. It was discovered in 1774 by the Swedish chemist Carl Wilhelm Scheele, but [...]

Chlorine in water2019-11-29T15:15:20+02:00

Why should people drink purified water?

(Compiled by Eugene Bezuidenhout) What do people drink? Water is the universal solvent. It is involved in every function in the body. Many people don’t drink water because they were never taught how important it is. Adults often suffer from headaches, fatigue, dizziness, weakness, limited concentration capabilities, wrinkled skin, constipation, gout and kidney stones, caused [...]

Why should people drink purified water?2019-11-29T15:15:21+02:00