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Is it possible to drink too much water?

In short, yes: There is such a thing as drinking too much water.

  • Kidneys can excrete up to 28 liters of fluid in a day, but only one liter an hour. Drinking more than this can lead to water intoxication and electrolyte imbalances.
  • Doing so can dilute the sodium in their bodies, resulting in a condition called hyponatremia (this happens mostly to athletes).

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Chocolate Uplifts Our Mood

Having something sweet when we are feeling low, like a piece from a box of dark chocolates instantly uplifts our mood. Apart from the nutritious benefits of eating food, there are many psychological, physiological and motivational effects on us, both positive and negative.

Example: Carbonated beverages, like a can of diet coke, can evoke aggressive reactions, especially in people who have a history of aggression or violence.

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Salt: The Flavour Potentiator

One of the oldest foods in the world, salt is not as much a flavour in itself as it is an enhancer, bringing out the flavors in all kinds of foods. It makes noodles, watermelon, meat, and all other kinds of food taste richer and generally better.

Humans crave salt as it has the chemicals we need to survive in the ionic compound composed of sodium and chlorine.

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