Maintain Adequate Hydration
Persons with Disabilities Should Maintain Adequate Hydration Daily
4.1 Forms of hydration:
- “When choosing beverages in a healthy dietary pattern, both the calories and nutrients that they provide are important considerations. Beverages that are calorie-free—especially water—or that contribute beneficial nutrients, such as fat-free and low-fat milk and 100% juice, should be the primary beverages consumed. Coffee, tea, and flavored waters also are options, but the most nutrient-dense options for these beverages include little if any, sweeteners or cream.” Harvard School of Public Health
- Fluid recommendations will depend on activity level, medical conditions, gender, and size.
- Water Intake Calculator
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HSS Lerner Children’s Pavilion, “Are You Drinking Enough Water?” with Dr. Daphne Scott