Use of waters:
Water is a transparent colorless chemical substance without any taste, odour. It is the main fundamental component on the earth which forms, lakes, rivers, seas, oceans etc. The usual PH of water 7. Each molecule is made of two hydrogen atoms and one oxygen atoms which are connected by covalent bonds (H20). It covers 75 % of the earth surface and 70% of the human body. water conservation is the major consequence. This is used for Agriculture, drinking, washing, transportation, food processing and even more.
Water in Foods:
It is advised to drink 8 glass of water a day. Fruits and vegetable contains about 95% and raw meat contains about 75% of water. Hotwater helps in digesting the foods. This is highly solvent in nature and absorbs many substances. So, it acts as a medium for cooking of many foods i.e; in the process of boiling, steaming etc.
Softwater is used for cooking because of its high solvent power and mainly for extracting flavors like tea, coffee and soups, lemonade, cocoa, etc and also for softening the foods.
Hardness and Softness:
Hardness refers to high mineral content and softness refers to adequate mineral content which effects the taste and feel of the dish.
- Staying hydrated helps maximizing physical performance
- Enough hydration some times can help in treating headaches.
- Helps with problems like constipation, kidney stones, weight loss.
- It also helps in eliminating the wastes from our body in the form of urination and bowl movement.
- Mild dehydration can impair energy levels and brain performance.
- Kidney stones, constipation can effect on dehydration.
- Thirst, darker urine, headache, dry mouth, dizziness, low BP, sunken eyes, fever are symptoms of Dehydration. Intake of sufficient amount of waters can helps in reducing dehydration.
- Nearly 70% of freshwater is sealed in Glaciers.
- 70% of human brain consists if waters.
- 2/3rd’s of world population will face water problem by 2025.