Do we need 48 ounces of water intake or is it 64 ounces a day?

My question is. Do we need 48 ounces of water intake or is it 64 ounces/day? Thanks. Don't know who came up with the recommendations for 8, eight-ounce glasses of water per day which would equal 64 ounces. There is no research to support this recommendation. An easier method is to pay attention to the color...

I drink about 2 1/2 liters of water plus a couple cans of Pepsi per day and I am still thirsty.

I am constantly thirsty. I drink about 2 1/2 liters of water, a couple cans of Pepsi per day and I am still thirsty. Water gets to be very boring and I know soda is really bad for me. What cold drinks are out there that do not contain sugar? I can't have citrus juices...

Is there a difference between room temperature and cold water as how the body uses it?

I've noticed recommendations for cold water a couple of times recently. Is there a difference between room temperature and cold water as far as how the body uses it? Cold (40 - 50 degrees F) water is absorbed more quickly from the stomach. Also, if cold water is drunk during physical exercise has the dual...

With the warm weather, do you have any good suggestions besides KoolAid?

With the warm weather, my kids are constantly asking for something to drink. I start out giving them juice, but after a glass or two, I switch to KoolAid. Pop is too expensive and I don't want them drinking all that sugar. Do you have any good suggestions? My children are 4 and 21...

Weight loss groups recommend eight glasses of 8 ounces of water a day. If 8 were good would 16 be even better?

Thanks for the Answer to the question about the number of calories per day. You said 12 X Goal, that really helps me a lot. I have another question. I have heard how important it is to drink water. In most weight loss groups I have seen, they recommend at least eight glasses of 8-ounce...

I purchased your book “Edmumd’s Food Ratings for Dieters”. Could you please tell me what king of rating various waters have?

I purchased your book "Edmund's Food Ratings for Dieters" from the UCLA bookstore on a recent visit. Could you please tell me what kind of rating various waters would have? I really enjoy your book and find it very readable and well researched. How can I find out about other foods that are not covered...

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