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Since water makes up the largest portion of our bodies, drinking water is essential to maintaining good health.  Okay, so here is the recommended daily intake of water for you.

Our kids’ lack of water intake is currently one of their top health issues. It’s crucial to drink enough of water. Symptoms of dehydration entail:

  • low blood pressure
  • constipation
  • delirium
  • dry irritated skin
  • fever and rapid heart rates
  • fatigue
  • dizziness

What amount is recommended?

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According to some sources, an individual should aim to consume between 25 – 50% of what they weigh in ounces of water each day. As a result, if you weigh about 160 pounds, drinking at least 40 ounces—preferably 80 —of water each day is recommended.

Why is water essential?

Water is used by our bodies for almost everything. It is used to lubricate joints, regulate body temperature, prevent dry skin, and other things. We regularly lose water in a variety of ways, therefore we must refill the supply as frequently as feasible.

Ways through which water is lost:

  • defecation
  • digestion
  • vomiting
  • diarrhea
  • sweating
  • urination

The clip below will provide some more assistance in determining the ideal amount of water that your body needs.

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