March 29, 2011
Our bodies contain a significant amount of water, up to 60 or 70%. We drink fluids through the day, in water, coffee, juice, cola or other beverages. The Institute of Medicine says men need to drink about 3 quarts of fluid per day and women about 2 quarts. This is a substantial amount of fluid, and at the heart of all types of fluid is water. Thus, it is important that the water we drink be clean and healthy.
Learn more St Patrick Hospital Nurses Notes 3-29-11 Water Health.pdf