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SERGEANTMAJOR Posts: 6,418
1/12/13 11:22 P

Another one of those "do's" that have no scientific foundation. There is no magic in deliberately consuming 64 ounces of water a day it is one of those truisms which have no factual basis. Drink when you are thirsty, you get water from a variety of sources from the food you eat. The point to remember is when you are thirsty drink do not sip, I suggest at least 8 ounces but recommend 16 ounces at a thirst cue. The colour of your urine will indicate if you are under hydrated or over hydrated. dark is under, pale is over, bright yellow is fine.

UNIDENT Posts: 33,498
1/12/13 9:26 P

"They" do, yes, but "they" do not have any scientific basis for saying 8 servings a day.

Drink when thirsty. That is all your body needs. Eight a day is too little for some, too many for others. Just listen to your own body.

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1/12/13 1:44 P

Thanks a lot!!

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1/12/13 1:31 P

yes

STRIPERGIRL SparkPoints: (11,519)
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1/12/13 1:27 P

When they ask about drinking 8 cups of water a day, do they mean 8 ounces for 1 serving?

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