To avoid dehydration, it is recommended that you drink around 1.5 liters* of water per day.
Do you know why?
Every day, your body, which is made up of 60% water for an adult, loses around 2.5 liters of water (through urine, sweat, exhaling air, feces). The food that you eat each day provides you with around 0.7 liters of water and your body produces 0.3 liters of water a day. Therefore, you need to consume the remaining 1.5 liters to maintain your water balance (1). This corresponds to about 8 glasses** of water a day.
How can you reach this goal?
Quite simply by spreading out your 8 glasses of water throughout the day, before, during and after meals. The most effective way is to be consistent so that you can make sure that you are constantly consuming water at different times of the day. But here are some tips to help make sure that you reach your goal: