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Contaminants Regulated by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and their Health Effects

Contaminants Regulated by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and their Health Effects

A water contaminant is a substance which is found in water that has the potential to pose a risk to public health at certain levels. Some contaminants occur naturally in the environment and seep into water sources through erosion. Unfortunately, many of the contaminants found in water are a result of human activities. The industrial wastes from factories, refineries, mines and mills all contain harmful substances which can contaminate water sources.

Liquid Candy and Its Health Effects

Liquid Candy and Its Health Effects

An interesting fact to think about is that a pound of body fat equates to approximately 3500 calories. Therefore, if a person was to choose water instead of cola 24 times then they would have approximately one less pound of body fat than they would have if they had chosen cola.