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A 16-year-old male asked:

Milk,tea,sweet drinks and other drink except water are counted in daily water intake or not?are they considered as water in the daily water intake for hydration?

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 48 years experience
Yes. You also add the fluid value in foods which in things like applesauce is 95% water. Many vegetables are 60% water. Fluid value enough to keep you peeing at least every 6 hours is adequate to maintain hydration. Counting ounces of fluid intake is not necessary.
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Dr. Birendra Tandan
Urology 36 years experience
They are counted . But in those I recommend moderation for with them you are ingesting unnecessary sugar. Nothing beats a glass of cool water! Try it!
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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 51 years experience
For healthy diet: http://www.choosemyplate.gov/., exercise 30 minutes/day, drink enough water daily so your urine is mostly colorless, have safe sex, no tobacco alcohol weed or street drugs. Get HPV, Flu and Covid vaccines. Wish you good health! Safe sex: https://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/health/wellness-and-prevention/safer-sex-guidelines
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Dr. Michael Zuk
Dentistry 37 years experience
One tip from a dentist is to avoid much of any food or drink - even water- within a few hours of sleep. Reflux can occur and cause significant harm to your teeth and boost decay rates.
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Last updated Nov 10, 2021

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