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We believe that drinking water is the healthiest way to hydrate
Research: Drinking water favors burning the fat consumed in meals before the next meal, even if ppl are sitting at rest - Dr. Stookey #FNCE
If you are thirsty, you may already be 1-2% dehydrated, mood & cognition may already be compromised - Prof Armstrong #FNCE2014
Urine color chart is meaningful & practical but don't print yourself or use urine out of the toilet - Prof Armstrong #FNCE2014
Am I getting enough #water? How would I know? 24-hr urine volume is cumbersome but urine color chart is valid & reliable - Prof Armstrong
Mild dehydration results in mood change in women and reduced cognitive function in men - Prof Armstrong #FNCE2014
1-3% (mild) dehydration can result in change in body temperature, heart rate - Prof Armstrong #FNCE2014
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
+ 300 mL/d
Men - 2500mL/d
Women - 2000mL/d
Boys - 2100mL/d
Girls - 1900mL/d
+ 600-700 mL/d
Total water adequate intake
(Food & fluids)
(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.
INSERM Unit 858, University of Toulouse, France
Watton-at-Stone, Hertfordshire / National Obesity Forum, UK
Bogor Agricultural University, Indonesia
CHU de Caen, France
National Institute of Public Health, Cuernavaca, Mexico
University Professor, specialist in sports physiology and expert in hydration, Connecticut, USA