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What you need to know about caffeeine

Caffeine. Like sugar, it’s one of those substances that seems to exist in every product. For many people, life without that morning cup of joe is a struggle. If you’re only drinking the equivalent of a cup or two a day, you’re probably not endangering your health. The trouble is, many of us ingest excess […]

How much water should you drink in a day?

The human body needs water. After all, approximately 60 to 65 percent of our bodies are made up of water, and we constantly need to replenish it since we are constantly losing water. We lose it through sweat, urination, bowel movements, and breathing. At high temperatures we lose up to 1.5 liters of water through […]

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While the idea of buying water might have been laughable 30 years ago, bottled water sales continue to rise year after year. The bottled water craze brings along a host of problems, both for the environment and for personal health, as most bottles don’t live up to the healthy “straight from the source” image. Plastic […]

Summer water wasters

In most households, water usage increases during the summer. Washing the car, water-based kids’ games, lawn care, and social activities all place demands on the nation’s water resources. Below are several of the most water-consuming activities of summer, with suggestions for alternatives. Lawn Care The average water sprinkler consumes 265 gallons of water an hour […]

What are the real facts on bottled water?

Bottled water manufacturers market their products as clean, convenient hydration. These claims have brought them billions in revenues, despite some unsettling realities that seem to escape public knowledge. If you regularly purchase bottled water, a Pelican home filtration system may make a lot more sense in the long run. The Facts About Bottled Water While […]