On average, we need to consume 96 ounces of water ( 3 quarts) of water per day. For those individuals seeking weight loss an additional 8 ounces for every 25 pounds carried above ideal body weight
Adequate water consumption is important for the following reasons: metabolic function, body temperature regualtion, liver functioning, also nutrient transport.
Fact: thrist alone is a poor indicator of adequate water consumption.
Fact: A fulid loss of 2% of body weight will adversely affect circulatory functions and decrease performance levels.
Fact: Adequate water intake is essential for feeling and functioning at our best!