It has been said that water can remove toxicities from your body, relieve headaches and keep your skin glowing.

But, will drinking eight glasses of water each day really improve your health?

Not really, according to a study done at the University of Pennsylvania; it is being reported by BBC News.

Authors Dr. Dan Negoianu and Dr. Stanley Goldfarb said in the Journal of American Society of Nephrology they found little evidence that drinking that much water improves an individual’s health.

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Despite this, the Food Standards Agency is sticking to their recommendation: Drink at least six to eight glasses of water per day.

Click here to read the full story from BBC News.