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Do We Need to Consume Eight Glasses of Water?

by Savitha C Muppala on  June 6, 2012 at 11:58 PM General Health News   - G J E 4
A recent study from Melbourne seems to debunk the theory about consumption of eight glasses of water daily as a way to stay healthy and maintain weight.
 Do We Need to Consume Eight Glasses of Water?
Do We Need to Consume Eight Glasses of Water?
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Researchers recommend a daily fluid intake of about 2.8 litres for women and 3.4 litres for men. They believe that total fluid intake in a day could come from fluids derived from food and intake of other beverages like tea and coffee.

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There is no need to drink water to quench one's thirst, even a beverage will do. The mandatory requirement of two liters of water regularly is an absolute myth. What is important is to ensure intake of fluids, be it from any source- food, or from beverages.

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