How Much Water Should You Drink per Day?

Madeline Hlobik
Madeline Hlobik8 Oct 2021
Calculating How Much Water You Should Drink per Day
Daily Water Consumption Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
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Keeping hydrated is key to ensuring that our body is properly functioning and regulating itself. Several factors influence how much water you should drink per day, such as gender, activity levels, diet, existing medical conditions, and location. On average, women need 11.5 cups (2.7 liters) of water each day, and men need 15.5  cups (3.7  liters). Below we go into more detail on calculating how much water you should drink per day based on your weight.

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Madeline Hlobik

Madeline is a Senior at UCLA majoring in Human Biology & Society with a minor in Spanish. She's currently a Healthcare Research Analyst at Mira, writing content for the blog to help the public better understand certain medical issues, technologies, testings, and the importance of healthcare.

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