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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
sufferers.
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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
Coca-Cola.
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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.
FYI:
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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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