I know that I’ve written about one of the topics below, but think that its worth repeating.
- Don’t leave a glass of water sitting around
Many people I know, including my wife, have a habit of filling up a glass with water, drinking some of it and forgetting about the rest.
I even know people that do this with not one but a few glasses.
The reason this is not healthy is because the water is exposed to pathogens while it waits for you to take another sip.
If you insist that a glass of water is always available and all you have to do is reach over and drink, ATLEAST COVER IT WITH SOMETHING.
Better still, and easier, put enough water in your glass that you’ll be able to gulp down with one or two sips.
- Don’t drink water standing up
I’ve written about this before, but it bears repeating; particularly after what has been put forth above.
In other words drinking while standing becomes even more dangerous when done with an uncovered glass of water that’s been sitting around for a while.
The pathogens (harmful bacteria, etc.), which have infested your glass of water, will go straight to your stomach and small intestines, which cannot neutralize them like your large intestines. Remember that 70 % of your immune system is in your large intestines.
When you drink sitting down the water goes straight to your large intestines.
- Never flush the toilet without closing the cover after you poop
Your feces is full of all kinds of harmful pathogens; when you flush the toilet these bacteria are “released” from being bound by sticky fecal matter and start circulating in your bathroom’s air.
This means that they can land anywhere, like your toothbrush, for example.
So, ALWAYS PUT THE COVER DOWN BEFORE YOU FLUSH.
Also, keep your bathroom private; friends can use the guest toilet in which you shouldn’t keep stuff like toothbrushes.
If they have to use your bathroom, tell them to lower the cover before flushing.
That’s it for now; see you all the next time.