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Hydration needs throughout the lifespan.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  17921469     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
In 2004, the Institute of Medicine (IOM) issued a report presenting reference intake information about water, sodium, potassium, and other electrolytes for Americans and Canadians. The report established, for the first time, adequate intakes (AI) for total water (from drinking water, beverages, and food) for healthy people. An AI is the recommended average daily intake level based on observed or experimentally-determined approximations or estimates of nutrient intake by a group or groups of apparently health people that are assumed to be adequate. The AI for water is based on US survey data. The recommendations about water intake are for healthy populations--they do not apply to at-risk groups.
Authors:
Sheila M Campbell
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of the American College of Nutrition     Volume:  26     ISSN:  0731-5724     ISO Abbreviation:  J Am Coll Nutr     Publication Date:  2007 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2007-10-08     Completed Date:  2007-12-13     Revised Date:  2008-06-23    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8215879     Medline TA:  J Am Coll Nutr     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  585S-587S     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Healthcare Creative, Worthington, OH 43085, USA. flamingo84@sbcglobal.net
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adolescent
Adult
Aged
Aged, 80 and over
Child
Child, Preschool
Drinking / physiology*
Female
Humans
Infant
Infant, Newborn
Male
Middle Aged
Nutrition Policy*
Nutritional Requirements*
Reference Standards*

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