We all know that it is important to drink enough water. Drinking water helps with losing some weight. Yet we do this far too little, as was recently shown in a study that 50 to 80 percent of people are chronically dehydrated. Very worrying, because a shortage of moisture can have the necessary effects on your physical and emotional well-being. Can food influence your sleep.
Fortunately, there is a handy formula that can tell you exactly what you should drink on water every day. Usually it is recommended to calculate 30 ml of water per kilogram of body weight. Women would need on average 1.5 to 2 liters per day, men 2 to 3 liters.
1 kg body weight = 30 ml of water per day:
60 kg = 1.8 liters
80 kg = 2.4 liters
100 kg = 3 liters
Cold water drinking. There is also another way to find out if you are adequately hydrated. Relax your skin, grab a piece of skin and pull it. Then release the skin and see what happens. Does your skin immediately return? Then you are well hydrated. Does it take a while and do you have a fold? Then you are probably dehydrated. Bottled water, Tap water or Filtered water.