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A 19-year-old male asked:

I weigh 72kg and height is 5'8, what is is the recommended amount of water i should drink daily and what are all the potential benefits of doing so?

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Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
Preventive Medicine 73 years experience
At the age of 19: You should have no problem at all with water. It has been recommended that each of us takes eight glasses of water day but I do not know where that came from. Your thirst mechanism should work adequately for you.

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