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THE IMPORTANCE OF WATER TO SURVIVAL

Posted on May 16th, 2011 by brian

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Survival Tips from OutdoorSafe By Peter Kummerfeldt In priority order, after shelter and the need to defend your body temperature, the requirement to prevent dehydration is the survivor’s next most important necessity. The Institute of Medicine currently recommends a daily intake of approximately two to two and a half quarts of water to replace the […]

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AVOID BECOMING A DEHYDRATION CASUALTY

Posted on May 16th, 2011 by brian

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The Problem: When the water we use or lose each day, through normal body functions (urination, defecation and sweating) is not replaced dehydration results. Dehydration severely reduces the body’s ability to function efficiently which frequently results in poor decision making and accidents occurring. The loss of one to two quarts of water, from a starting […]

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