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sweat, consume large/excessive quantities of water, or exercise long
periods of time (4-6 hours) Recommendations
The RDA committee recommends that under
normal dietary and environmental conditions
adults need between 1 and 1.5 ml. of water
for each calorie spent in a day.
each At minimum: adults need 1 to 3 liters of fluid to
replace daily water losses.
Goals: To satisfy thirst
Consume adequate water in proportion to kcal.
Maintain at least minimum urine output
Replace lost water
Replace Sources of Water
Sources Beverages - supply about 1000-1500 ml.
Beverages per day
per Solid foods - supply 500-1000 ml. per day Metabolic Water 240 ml (or cc’s) = 8 oz. Example of fruits and vegetables high
in water include:
Spinach Tips for increasing water intake
Tips Why Choose Water?
Why It has no calories. Is naturally low in sodium (if not soft
Is water), fat and cholesterol
water), It has no caffeine It's FREE It's refreshing! Hard vs. Soft Water
Hard Hard water: has a high concentration of calcium and
magnesium Soft water: iis high in sodium
s Bottled Waters
Bottled By Definition:
By As far as the U.S. Food and Drug
As Administration (FDA) is concerned,
"bottled water" is water intended
specifically for drinking by humans, does
not include any added carbonation or
flavoring and is packaged in a sanitary,
food-grade container. Enormous Growth in Sales of
Bottled Water Terms
Water Artesian water
Well Water Bottled Waters
Bottled Is bottled water safer than tap water? If both are considered
If safe, why drink bottled
water? Any advantage to using bo...
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This note was uploaded on 03/17/2013 for the course NTRN 201 taught by Professor Korsberg during the Fall '10 term at Case Western.
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