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Bottled or Tap? The Lesser of Two Evils
Last year Americans consumed over 50 billion water bottles. Bottled water is very popular because of it's connivence and the misconception that drinking water by the bottle is safer than by the tap. There are many issues with drinking bottled wate (More)
The Verdict on Sports Drinks
Hydration is crucial, especially during physical activity. Our bodies require in between 2 to 3 litres of fluid each day. This number is greatly increased when physical activity is involved as liquid is released in the form of sweat as our bodies try (More)
Water Contamination in North America
Did you know that around 40% of the United States drinking water contains over 1.5 million metric tons of chemicals (nitrogen). It is estimated that as much as two thirds of the bays and estuaries in the United States are contaminated with either (More)
Hydroelectricity - The Power of Water
Global warming is an epidemic that is continuously worsening. While it is certainly a difficult issue with no clear solution, we already have the technology required to slow it down. Renewable energy sources are one way that we can slow down the effe (More)
The 8x8 Myth on Water Consumption
A popular myth that is taken as truth is 8x8 myth on water consumption. The myth has been in circulation since 2002 when it was published in a report by a Dartmouth professor. It states that healthy adults should be consuming 8 glasses of 8 ounces da (More)

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