How much water should I drink per day to be healthy?

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Old 09-26-2018, 07:41 AM
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Many different opinions on how much water you should be drinking every day
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Old 09-26-2018, 08:48 PM
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Michelle, The short answer is 8 cups a day (spread out throughout the day). Non-caffeinated teas/drinks count. This doesn't take in to account how many vegetables/fruits you consume that can be high in water content. The best way to tell is checking the color of your urine. If it's relatively pale, you're hydrated. But some of us take vitamins/medications, which can discolor urine, so that method isn't foolproof.
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Old 10-11-2018, 05:58 AM
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There are many different opinions on how much water you should be drinking every day
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Old 10-28-2018, 06:28 AM
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My recommendation is to drink when you're thirsty, and if you think you should be drinking more, don't overdo it. As far as drinking water in and around exercise, I've outlined a few simple guidelines that will make sure you're well hydrated without hitting any extremes.
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i found that i felt best when i was drinking a full gallon a day
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Old 02-14-2019, 07:06 AM
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2 liters of water intake per day is sufficient for good health. You may take more as per your need.
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Old 02-19-2019, 06:34 PM
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Originally Posted by sachk771 View Post
2 liters of water intake per day is sufficient for good health. You may take more as per your need.
Exactly what I do, too. But I listen to my body and if it needs more especially during hot summer days, I drink more.
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Old 02-22-2019, 07:31 AM
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Exactly what I do, too. But I listen to my body and if it needs more especially during hot summer days, I drink more.
Yes, water intake is usually more during hot summer days. So listening to what your body need is the best way to get optimal water intake.
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Old 03-06-2019, 05:37 PM
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Originally Posted by sachk771 View Post
Yes, water intake is usually more during hot summer days. So listening to what your body need is the best way to get optimal water intake.
Yup, but this "rule" changes when I do long-distance running. It's not good to wait til your body lets you know you're thirsty. That's too late. You gotta drink constantly to hydrate.
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Old 04-24-2019, 12:02 PM
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There are many different opinions on how much water you should be drinking every day. Healthauthorities commonly recommend eight 8-ounce glasses, which equals about 2 liters, or half a gallon. This is called the 8◊8 rule and is very easy to remember.
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