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Doctor insights on: How Much Water Is Safe To Drink Everyday

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Is it safe to drink coconut water everyday?

Is it safe to drink coconut water everyday?

Yes: Coconut water is a good source of potassium and other electrolytes and gives better hydration than water alone. Raw coconut water also has enzymes that may have (unproven) benefits. I was interviewed for a good article that explores this topic: http://www.Santacruz.Com/news/2013/07/09/coconut_water_everything_its_cracked_up_to_be. ...Read more

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How much coffe is safe to drink?

How much coffe is safe to drink?

Maximum is unknown: Moderate coffee drinking is safe, but the maximum safe amount is unknown. Moderate is a vague word, but probably means 3-4 cups a day (24-32 ounces). Heavy drinking is likely 6 cups or more a day, and caffeine can cause unwanted symptoms such as increased blood pressure, increased heart rate, and sometimes irregular heart beats. Caffeine in larger doses is a mildly addictive stimulant. ...Read more

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How much is safe to drink when pregnant?

How much is safe to drink when pregnant?

None: If you mean alcohol, none! the developing baby is much more sensitive to the toxic effects of alcohol then we realized in the past. ...Read more

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How much coffee is safe to drink during pregnancy?

How much coffee is safe to drink during pregnancy?

12 ounces/day: This is a ballpark number. 12 ounces is about one normal mug. Caffeine is a stimulant. In large amounts, it can increase the risks of miscarriage. Remember, the issue is caffeine, so if you have one cup of coffee daily, then you should avoid other caffeine sources such as soda or tea. ...Read more

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How much water does it take to get water intoxication?

How much water does it take to get water intoxication?

Salt: Enough water intake to drop your serum sodium acutely to 120 or less should do the trick. By the way, this kind of "intoxication" isn't fun. It could be deadly. ...Read more

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How much decaf is okay to drink when pregnant?

How much decaf is okay to drink when pregnant?

Moderate: Moderate consumption of even regular coffee is felt by many to be ok. In fact, at least one study has shown a reduced incidence of a group of developmental disorders called arthrogryposes by moderate caffeine intake during pregnancy. ...Read more

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How much water is it healthy to drink in one day?

How much water is it healthy to drink in one day?

Aim for 5: There are some medical conditions that would change this answer (examples: heart failure, kidney failure), but in general aim for about 5 glasses of water a day. And of course that should be a part of an otherwise healthy diet with plenty of veggie's as well as regular exercise. Glad you're thinking about this! ...Read more

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How long does it take to get hydrated once you drink enough water? And how much water should one drink if dehydrated?

How long does it take to get hydrated once you drink enough water? And how much water should one drink if dehydrated?

A few minutes: Water alone is not the best way to hydrate when dehydrated. A sports drink is actually better as the sugar and electrolytes in it promote hydration at the cellular level. If one is participating in sports such as running or cycling, its best to consume a high quality sports drink such can be found at hammer nutrition, but gatorade works fine. In terms of how much to drink, your body can usually regulate water intake very well. A general guideline is to consume about 500ml of a sports drink for 1 hour of cycling for example. ...Read more

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Why does boiling water make it safe to drink?

Why does boiling water make it safe to drink?

Sterilization: boiling water will kill the bacteria and organisms that would potentially case disease . Additionally , many dangerous substances are neutralized . ...Read more

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How much water is too much water to drink in a day?

Water: I believe on a usual day we need 1 liter of water per day and on very very hot days we need 2 to3 liters per day, drinking too much water can lead to water intoxication which can cause confusion, seizures, coma and death due to low sodium etc. ...Read more

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How much water can a person drink per hour in oz. ? And how much is safe per day?

How much water can a person drink per hour in oz. ? And how much is safe per day?

Depends: For maintences half oz per pound is generally recommended. So a 150 lb person should drink 75 oz. ...Read more

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How much water should I drink for dehydration?

How much water should I drink for dehydration?

At least 64 oz/day: The standard is 64 ounces of fluids daily as a baseline. This doesn't included if you are exercising excessively or sweating during the warm months. During those times liquid intake should be increased 16 ounces. ...Read more

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Is it safe to drink mineral water while pregnant?

Is it safe to drink mineral water while pregnant?

Mineral water OK: Mineral water is ok. But let's define mineral water: water naturallly occuring or water artificially infused with salts & co2. The only problem with this situation is: any chance of contamination with bacteria/parasites? ...I would only recommend trusted brands. ...Read more

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I am trying to lose weight and am drinkiing water. How much water is unsafe. Is 240 oz to much?

I am trying to lose weight and am drinkiing water. How much water is unsafe. Is 240 oz to much?

That's too much: 240 ounces is 15 of the 16oz water bottles a day. That's too much water for a person living a normal everyday life. ...Read more

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How much detox tea can I drink before it is harmful to me?

How much detox tea can I drink before it is harmful to me?

Varies: There are many formulas and agents in this category. Dose depends on the agents being used, your metabolism, health conditions, etc. The safest thing to do is simply follow the instructions on the label. ...Read more