THE AVERAGE ADULT REQUIRES 2 LITRES OR 8 GLASSES PER DAY
The average adult loses 2.5 litres of water through natural losses. these are breathing, sweating, excretory and metabolic function.
Water is an essential nutrient involved in every function of the body.
Water is involved in the respiratory and circulatory systems to excretory and homeostatic controls such as body temperature.
2 litres per day replenishes natural water loss.
Any forms of exercise, stress or activity beyond maintenance levels will increase our body's water requirements.
Water carries nutrients and oxygen throughout our bodies and is involved in homeostatic mechanisms such as regulating body temperature, lubricating joint tissues and cleansing toxins and waste from our bodies.
Many foods and beverages are dehydrating. Most commonly tea, coffee and soft drinks.
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