Tamara Hew-Butler, associate professor of Exercise & Sports Science in the College of Education, quoted in Lightly News, “How Much Water Should I Drink?”

Lightly News.com, 9/17
How Much Water Should I Drink?

If you’ve spent any time on social media or visited an athletic occasion these days, you’ve certainly been bombarded with encouragements to drink extra water. Celebrity influencers lug round gallon-sized water bottles as the new new accent. Twitter bots continuously remind us to make extra time to hydrate. Some reusable water bottles even come emblazoned with motivational phrases — “Remember your aim,” “Keep ingesting,” “Almost completed” — to encourage extra ingesting all through the day. The purported advantages of extra water consumption are seemingly infinite, from improved reminiscence and psychological well-being to elevated power to higher complexion. “Stay hydrated” has turn out to be a brand new model of the outdated salutation, “Stay properly.” We’ve all been taught that eight eight-ounce glasses of water per day is the magic quantity for everybody, however that notion is a fable, stated Tamara Hew-Butler, a sports activities scientist at Wayne State University.


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