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How much water should you drink a day?

Worried about dehydration? Wondering how much you should drink every day?
The most recent official recommendation about water requirement,
as published by the European Food Safety Authority in 2010.
Dietary reference values for water

Infants


6-12 months
800-1000mL/d

0-6 months
680mL/d

(Through milk)

Pregnant women


+ 300 mL/d
vs adults

Adults


Men - 2500mL/d
Women - 2000mL/d

Children


9-13 years

Boys - 2100mL/d
Girls - 1900mL/d

4-8 years
1600 mL/d

Baby


1-2 years
1100-1200 mL/d

2-3 years
1300mL/d

Lactating women


+ 600-700 mL/d
vs adults

Elderly


Same
as adults

elderly
adult
lactating
pregnant
infants
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Total water adequate intake
(Food & fluids)
Expert Working Group

Our Expert Working Group meet regularly to discuss the importance of healthy hydration and to develop strategies to encourage patients and the general public to adopt healthier hydration practices.

Prof. Max Lafontan
INSERM Unit 858, University of Toulouse, France
Prof. David Haslam
Watton-at-Stone, Hertfordshire / National Obesity Forum, UK
Prof. Hardinsyah
Bogor Agricultural University, Indonesia
Prof. Jean-François Duhamel
CHU de Caen, France
Dr. Simón Barquera
National Institute of Public Health, Cuernavaca, Mexico
Prof. Lawrence E. Armstrong
University Professor, specialist in sports physiology and expert in hydration, Connecticut, USA

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