I would like to start off this blog by saying that my thoughts and prayers go out to the families of the children that lost their lives in the Chardon High School shooting. For more information about this shooting please see the link below:
So how much fluid does the average, healthy adult living in a temperate climate need? The Institute of Medicine determined that an adequate intake (AI) for men is roughly 3 liters (about 13 cups) of total beverages a day. The AI for women is 2.2 liters (about 9 cups) of total beverages a day. So, make sure that you are drinking enough water to keep yourself healthy and drink plenty of water.