On average, the total fluids of a human body make up 60% of body weight. It is important to replenish losses daily, as water is one of the cornerstones of human health.

The intake recommendation is individualized but generally recommended for young adults is 35-40mg/kg body weight, while at least 25-30mg/kg body weight is recommended for older adults.

How much water did you drink yesterday and how much did you need?

Water functions in the human body:
  • Body temperature setting
  • Protection of joints and organs from friction
  • Transport of nutrients, metabolic products and oxygen to the tissues
  • Participation in the process of breathing
  • Absorption of nutrients from the intestinal lumen
  • Elimination of potentially toxic substances from the body
  • Participation in the metabolism of nutrients