An-Najah News - The British National Health Service NHS has revealed that men should drink more water than women.
"The European Food Safety Authority recommends that women drink about 1.6 liters of fluid, and men should drink about 2.0 liters of fluid per day. This is approximately 8 cups of 200 ml per woman, and 10 cups of 200 ml per man. ".
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Although government guidelines suggest drinking 8 to 10 cups of water per day, factors such as size, temperature, and activity levels can make a big difference in the amount of water that should be drunk.
As a rule, one tends to get about 20% of water through food.
So as a general rule, health officials advise you to drink about two liters of water per day. But if you feel dehydrated, it is best to listen to your body and drink more water.
Drinking water can boost your mental performance, and also helps boost energy levels and brain function.
Water also helps fight infection because it works to eliminate toxins, and also clean your skin.
The possible side effect of drinking too much water is hyponatremia, a condition when sodium levels drop to dangerously low levels due to drinking too much water.
The easiest way to check if you are drinking enough water is to track the color of your urine, If it’s clear or pale then you drink enough water. And if it is dark yellow, this means that you do not drink enough.