Are You Drinking Enough Water To Stay Hydrated? 183

Water INtake

Water is your body’s principal chemical component and makes up about 60% of your body weight.

Your body depends on water to survive. Even every cell, tissue, organ, in your body needs water to work properly. 

Water is the most important tool when it comes to your health. From glowing skin and helping with headaches to giving you an endless supply of energy. Simple drinking enough water each day can pay off in a big way. 

Proper hydration is not the only key of energized and stay alert, but also keeping everything functioning in our body, According to the health nutritionist “most of us need to drink a minimum of 8-10 cups of water per day(as a general rule of thumb)and much more when we factor in heat, sweat, medications, humidity, etc” 

HOW MUCH WATER SHOULD A MEN & WOMAN DRINK PER DAY?

Every day you lose water through breathing, perspiration, urine moments, etc. so, for your body to function properly, you must replenish its water supply by consuming food that contains water or by direct supply of H2O.

According to the health experts – Womans should generally drink about 11.5 cups (2.7 litres) of water per day, while men should aim for 15.5 (3.7 litres) cups per day. These recommendations cover fluid from water, other beverages, and food. About 20% of daily fluid intake comes from food and rest from drinks. 

HERE ARE SOME WATER RICH FOODS THAT WILL HELP YOU TO STAY HYDRATED –

  • Cucumber – 96% water 
  • Tomatoes –  95% water  
  • Spinach – 93% water
  • Mushrooms – 92% water 
  • Watermelon – 91% water
  • Broccoli – 90% water
  • Brussel sprouts – 88% water
  • Oranges – 86% water
  • Apples – 85% water
  • Blueberries – 84% water 

Here’s some weight(pounds) and daily water(ounces) ratio :

Weight in pounds                                     quantity of daily water in ounces

100 pounds                                              67 ounces 

110 pounds                                              74 ounces

120 pounds                                              80 ounces

150 pounds                                              100 ounces

200 pounds                                              134 ounces

250 pounds                                              168 ounces

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