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Good health by Kate Cook, Infinite Ideas

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11. Water babies

Seventy per cent of the planet is covered in water, and when we’re born 70% of us is water too. It’s cool to be wet, so why aren’t you drinking enough of the stuff?

There are life forms that can live without oxygen, but none last long without water. So why do we pay so little attention to it?

Do you know what constantly amazes me? People who go to a posh restaurant, spend a fortune on the meal and then think they’re being clever by asking for a glass of tap water. Granted, some places seem to charge more for water than for wine, but is this a smart way of saving money? Most tap water tastes disgusting. I realise that this is my personal opinion, so do your own survey. The most unpalatable glass I ever had was in England’s rural ...

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