Water comes from lots of sources, including other beverages and fruit and vegetables. On average, your body needs about 98 ounces of water per day.
The average person who consumes 2200 calories per day, should drink about 16-24 ounces of water and get the rest from other food.
People can live for weeks without food but only days without water.
The body is largely made up of water. Water is essential for the health of every cell in the body, for eliminating toxins, keeping joints lubricated, aiding in digestion and much more.
Chronic mild dehydration can: