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Water vs. Coca-Cola


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Water vs. Coca-Cola

Ruby | Jul 16, 2001 05:09 PM

I received this in a chain letter e-mail today. Any comments?

Water and Coke. . . interesting, now drink up!!
We all know that water is important but I've never
seen it described like this before.
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75% of Americans are chronically dehydrated.
(Likely applies to half the world population)
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In 37% of Americans, the thirst mechanism is
so weak that it is often mistaken for hunger.
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Even MILD dehydration will slow down one's
metabolism as much as 3%.
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One glass of water shuts down midnight hunger pains for almost 100% of the dieters studied in a U-Washington study.
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Lack of water, the #1 trigger of daytime fatigue.
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Preliminary research indicates that 8-10
glasses of water a day could significantly
ease back and joint pain for up to 80% of
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A mere 2% drop in body water can trigger
fuzzy short-term memory, trouble with basic
math, and difficulty focusing on the computer
screen or on a printed page.
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Drinking 5 glasses of water daily decreases the risk of colon cancer by 45%, plus it can slash the risk of breast cancer by 79%, and one is 50% less likely to develop bladder cancer.
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Are you drinking the amount of water you should every day?

COKE You'll never drink it again:
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In many states (in the USA) the highway
patrol carries two gallons of Coke in the trunk to remove blood from the highway after a car accident.
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You can put a T-bone steak in a bowl of coke and it will be gone in two days.
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To clean a toilet: Pour a can of Coca-Cola
into the toilet bowl and .......Let the "real
thing" sit for one hour, then flush clean. The citric acid in Coke removes stains from vitreous china.
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To remove rust spots from chrome car
bumpers: Rub the bumper with a crumpled
piece of Reynolds Wrap aluminum foil dipped in
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To clean corrosion from car battery terminals: Pour a can of Coca-Cola over the terminals to bubble away the corrosion.
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To loosen a rusted bolt: Applying a cloth
soaked in Coca-Cola to the rusted bolt for several minutes.
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To remove grease from clothes: Empty a can of coke into a load of greasy clothes, add detergent, And run through a regular cycle.

Coca-Cola will help loosen grease stains.
It will also clean road haze from your windshield.
1. The active ingredient in Coke is phosphoric
acid. Its Ph is 2.8. It will dissolve a nail
in about 4 days.
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2. To carry Coca-Cola syrup (the concentrate)
the commercial truck must use the Hazardous
material place cards reserved for Highly
corrosive materials.
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The distributors of coke have been using it
to clean the engines of their trucks for
about 20 years!

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