Water

Guide for Daily Water Intake

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The following chart is a guide for daily water intake based on age group

from the National Academy of Medicine

 

Age

Daily Adequate Intake

1-3 years 4 cups |  32 ounces | 946ml
4-8 years 5 cups |  40 ounces   |  1.18 litres
9-13 years 7-8 cups  | 56-64 ounces  |  1.65 – 1.89 litres
14-18 years 8-11 cups  |  64-88 ounces  | 1.89 – 2.6 litres
men, 19 and older 13 cups  | 104 ounces |  3.07 litres 
women, 19 and older   9 cups  |  72 ounces  |  2.12 litres
pregnant women 10 cups  |  80 ounces  |  2.36 litres
breastfeeding women 13 cups  | 104 ounces |  3.07 litres

 

Source: Harvard School of Public Health.  www.hsph.harvard.edu/nutritionsource/water/

Tips + Suggestions

CONSULT your Medical Practitioner to find out what is the right amount of water for you.

 

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