Water is the most important nutrient for our body. It helps in digestion, regulates body temperature, and also helps in removing toxins from the body. However, many people are not sure about how much water they should drink per day. For adults, the general recommendation from The U.S. National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine is about: 11.5 cups (2.7 liters) a day for women 15.5 cups (3.7 liters) a day for men
The amount of water you need to consume each day is recommended “eight 8-ounce glasses, which equals about 2 liters, or half a gallon a day. This is called the 8×8 rule and is very easy to remember”, and it could be varies on a number of factors such as your weight, activity level, age and health status.
However, some doctors recommend that you should drink more than this amount if you are pregnant or breastfeeding or if you live in a hot climate or exercise vigorously.
Water is the most abundant substance in the human body. It constitutes about 60% of your body weight, and is vital for life, it is necessary for many bodily functions, including digestion, circulation and immunity. In fact, it regulates your body temperature and helps you sleep better. It also helps flush out toxins from your system and maintain a healthy pH balance.
The importance of water in our daily lives cannot be overstated, but too much water can also be harmful to health. The key is to drink enough fluids, but not too much!