14 August 2010

How much is enough?

In some parts of the globe summer had just started and some are on its way to its peak. And most common cases that we encounter are heat related illnesses. That relates if we are drinking enough fluids each day. And how much should we need to drink each day? It’s a simple question but no definite answers.
A lot of articles say this and that with varying recommendations. Some would say we should drink enough? Yet most people have no idea how much water they should drink. And the question goes, how much is enough? Your enough may not be the same as mine and that goes to the others as well. Knowing that water makes up 60% of our body weight then let’s just say that our water needs depend on many factors, how active we are and where we live. We also have to remember that we lose water though breathing and not just the usual sweating. Another thing that we must understand is the type of environment that we are in, whether it is hot or humid.

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