Glad to learn that you enjoyed my post on sugar and juice. You may find this useful too.
Does coffee cause cancer? No!
Coffee got a bad rap in the 1980’s when a study linked drinking coffee to pancreatic cancer. The preliminary report was later debunked. More recently, health studies have swung in favor of the caffeinated beverage. Coffee has been linked to a lower risk of type 2 diabetes, Parkinson’s disease, liver cancer, and even suicide.
Can you drink too much water? Yes!
It is very rare for someone to die from drinking too much water, but it can happen. Over-hydrating is most common among elite athletes. Drinking an excess of water, called water intoxication, dilutes the concentration of sodium in the blood leading to a condition known as hyponatremia. The symptoms of hyponatremia can range from nausea and confusion to seizures and even death in severe cases. To avoid this, drink fluids with electrolytes during extreme exercise events.
Is red wine better for you than white wine? Yes!
Red wine contains much more resveratrol than white wine, an antioxidant found in the skin of the grapes that has been shown to fight off diseases associated with aging.
Is bottled water better for you than tap water? No!
Bottled water is no safer or purer than tap water, although it is substantially more expensive. A recent study by Glasgow University in the United Kingdom found that bottled water is actually more likely to be contaminated than water from your faucet because it is less well-regulated. Bottled water and tap water typically come from the same sources – natural springs, lakes and aquifers.
While public water supplies are tested for contaminants every day, makers of bottled water are only required to test for specific contaminants every week, month, or year.