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60 % of the adult human body is water.

TRUE - On average, an adult human body is made up of 60% water. Most of the water in an adult body can be found in the cells, the blood, and all the vital organs.

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Drinking a glass of soda is the same as drinking a glass of water.

FALSE - Soda contains calories as it comprises of other elements like sugar. Therefore, it is better to limit the intake of carbonated sugar beverages. Conversely, water keeps the body hydrated without adding calories.

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It is important to drink before getting thirsty.

TRUE - When water loss exceeds water consumption, the brain sends a message: the feeling of thirst. However, by the time we think about drinking, lack of hydration is already present. For that reason, it is really important to drink before feeling thirsty.

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It is better to drink water in small amounts throughout the day than drink a large quantity at once.

TRUE - Drinking small quantities of water throughout the day provides good hydration and balances water loss as it occurs. It is also much easier to drink frequently than gulping down a large quantity of water at once!

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The percentage of your body that is water increases as you grow older.

FALSE - The percentage of water in your body gradually decreases as you grow older.

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Your body loses water when you’re asleep.

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Drinking more than one litre of water every day is not healthy for an adult.

FALSE - A healthy adult needs to consume 2.5 liters of water each day to maintain the body’s vital functions. On average, food and the body itself provide only 1 liter. The other 1.5 liters of water must be provided by beverages such as water.

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