8 oz of Water Per Day Recommendation Total BS Marketed by ‘Hydration for Health Initiative’

My wife has been pushing me to drink more water for years – it’s nice to have science on my side.  Susan Perry in MinnPost.com:

Much of impetus behind the continuation of the “8 X 8” myth, McCartney adds, can be traced to aggressive marketing tactics by the bottled water industry, including the Hydration for Health initiative, which is sponsored by the French food giant Danone, maker of Volvic, Evian and Badoit bottled waters.”

Curious? http://www.minnpost.com/healthblog/2011/07/13/29954/we_need_8_ounces_of_water_daily_nonsense_says_british_doctor

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