Oldfield Sticking to Drinking Water

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Through its "water for health" campaign, Northumbrian Water is constantly raising awareness of the huge health benefits of drinking enough water. Medical research confirms that drinking the recommended eight glasses (two litres) of water every day can lead to a healthier, happier and longer life.

Fashion designer Bruce Oldfield backs Northumbrian Water's campaign to encourage people to drink more water.

He said: "I love water and I love the way that drinking it makes you feel clean and refreshed inside and out. As a child I drank Dandelion and Burdock and in my teens I drank Coke. It was Champagne in my 20s, but in my 40s I realised the value of drinking water and how good it makes you feel ( so I am sticking with it."

Water is vital to flush out toxins , particularly from the kidneys, bladder and urinary tract.

Drinking enough water can reduce the risk of coronary heart disease by 46% in men and 59% in women.

Drinking enough water can reduce the risk of bowel cancer and breast cancer by 33% in pre-menopausal women and by a 79% in post-menopausal women.

Drinking enough water can reduce the risk of kidney stones forming by 39%. The more dilute your urine is the less likelihood there is that the salts in the urine will crystallise and form stone forming salts. …