- Fats, such as butter or margarine, and sugar are among the foods that contain the least water.
- Some water, perhaps one to two cups per day, comes from inside our bodies as a by- product of energy metabolism. This amount is small but significant.
- It is important to be aware of fluid intake. Even though solid food is a source of water, additional water from drinking fluids is needed.
- Besides plain water, juices, milk or other beverages boost fluid intake slightly, but cannot replace the qualities and functions of water.
- You have a choice whether your fluid is simply water or an energy-rich extra calories/and or additional nutrients.
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