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Water consumption

How much water a day? I just asked my mom & she said half my weight in ounces.

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shynu

Asked by shynu at 12:35 AM on Apr. 5, 2011 in Health

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  • she's right on the money on that one.
    MarGeee

    Answer by MarGeee at 12:36 AM on Apr. 5, 2011

  • 64 ounces in other words, 8 glasses of 8 oz cups of water.
    skitNbearsmom

    Answer by skitNbearsmom at 12:37 AM on Apr. 5, 2011

  • so I should drink 100 ozs a day? I thought I was overdoing it by drinking 5 16 oz bottles of water per day I guess I need to step it up
    wheresthewayout

    Answer by wheresthewayout at 12:42 AM on Apr. 5, 2011

  • Mom gave you great advice! 8 a day isn't enough for some.
    Elysium927

    Answer by Elysium927 at 12:44 AM on Apr. 5, 2011

  • Must've got my dads brains. If I were more like Mom, I wouldn't had asked. Lol
    shynu

    Comment by shynu (original poster) at 1:05 AM on Apr. 5, 2011

  • I'm in a boot camp program for women and the coach tells us to drink a gallon a day or 16 8 ounce cups! At first I thought it was way too much, but on the days I work out or do a lot of outdoor activity (already pretty warm here in Phoenix), I drink as much as 14 cups! The usual recommended amount is 8-10 cups a day though.
    chocaholic888

    Answer by chocaholic888 at 1:57 AM on Apr. 5, 2011

  • The current RDA for women is 11 cups a day (13 for men), including water from foods.
    musicpisces

    Answer by musicpisces at 3:48 AM on Apr. 5, 2011

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