How Much Water Should You Drink Per Day?

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Experts recommend that males consume 15.5 cups (3.7 liters) of water daily and females 11.5 cups (2.7 liters). But environmental factors such as temperature and other health conditions may affect your water needs.

Your body is about 60 percent water.

The body constantly loses water throughout the day, mainly through urine and sweat, but also from regular body functions like breathing. To prevent dehydration, you must get plenty from drinking and eating daily UFABET

Experts have conflicting opinions on how much water you should drink daily.

Health experts used to recommend eight 8-ounce glasses. Which equals about 2 liters, or half a gallon a day. This is called the 8×8 rule and is very easy to remember.

But, some experts now believe you need to sip on constantly throughout the day. Even when you’re not thirsty.

As with most things, this depends on the individual. Many factors (both internal and external) ultimately affect how much water you need.

This article takes a look at some intake studies to separate fact from fiction. And explains how to easily stay well hydrated for your individual needs.

The body constantly loses, mostly through urine and sweat. But the amount you need to drink varies from person to person.

How much water you need depends on a lot of things and varies from person to person. For adults, the general recommendation from The U.S. National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine is about:

  • 11.5 cups (2.7 liters) a day for women
  • 15.5 cups (3.7 liters) a day for men

This includes fluids from water, beverages like teas and juice and from food. You get an average of 20 percent from the foods you eat.