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VOL. 57 • NO. 1

COLUMNS GOVERNMENT RELATIONS

28 | Making the Political Argument for Healthy Hydration How to discuss the health benefits of water consumption with legislators. COMMUNICATIONS

30 | Bottled Water’s Popularity Tells an Important—and Healthy—Story Why it’s important that consumers are increasingly choosing bottled water. TECHNICAL UPDATE

32 | Understanding FSMA’s Intentional Adulteration Rule How the rule aims to prevent intentional adulteration.

TABLE OF CONTENTS CONTENTS

DEPARTMENTS CHAIRWOMAN'S COMMENTARY...........................2

10 | Why Drink Water?

PRESIDENT’S MESSAGE.......................................4

When you ask three hydration experts why people should drink water, what advice do they give? By Harold Goldstein, DrPH; Stavros A. Kavouras, PhD; and Jodi D. Stookey, PhD

CPO QUIZ..........................................................34

14 | How Much Water Should You Drink? Global recommendations on water intake vary between health authorities. What is the scientific evidence behind them? By Roselyne Y. Wagner, PhD, and Isabelle Guelinckx, PhD

20 | Drink More Water Each Day to Optimize Mood and Mental Tasks (Part I of II) If you want to optimize your mood and cognitive processes, research shows why you should drink water daily. By Lawrence E. Armstrong, PhD

24 | The National Drinking Water Alliance: Who We Are, What We Do, and Why You Should Care Water is the business of IBWA members, but it’s also the business of the National Drinking Water Alliance. How can we work together to promote water as an essential part of a healthy diet? By Christina Hecht, PhD

WATER NOTES.....................................................6 ADVERTISERS....................................................35 CALENDAR........................................................35 CLASSIFIEDS.....................................................35

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