Here is the chart to tell you how much water you require according to your weight

Water is something that helped the humans throughout the evolution. Humans have always made their homes and constructed civilizations near a source of water from the start and water is what gave them the idea to start cultivating food and grains. Water is also essential to keep the inner mechanism of our bodies working, but there is no consensus on how much water one person should drink in a day. This chart might help you out in deciding the amount of water for yourself.

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1 Water and its necessity towards keeping us alive

Water is an important element for us humans to survive. We are made up of 65% water and our brain is 80% water. Water keeps the blood in the veins flowing, keeps the digestive system in pristine condition and also keeps the brain active and sharp. It is said that we can survive for 7-9 days without food and 2-3 days without water depending on conditions. People have always drank less water than what the body needs and some have pushed the limit of dehydration by going without water for 8-10 days at a time. Without water, our digestive system is hit the hardest since it slows down metabolism and affects other organs like kidneys. This can cause built up of kidney stones if water level is low in kidney and minerals like calcium don’t get dissolves during the digestion process, it can form crystals and ultimately kidney stones. Generally we are advised to drink 8 glasses or upto 4-5 liters of water every day. But this chart will actually tell you how much water you need actually in a day.

Water and its necessity

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2 The chart to help you know how much water you require

Your weight and food habits decide how much water you should drink in a day. You whole routine during the day, the physical exercise and workout you get during the day doing your job and walking and running etc make you perspire and sweat and hence you drink water to quench that thirst and replenish the body of water that it lost. Again if you eat food that is too hot and spicy and full of chilly, you will drink more water and if you eat food with more amount of salt, water will be needed to balance the effect of salt. If you live in a hot place and exercise a lot, you will drink more water according to your weight and if you live in a cold place, the amount of water will be less. You can check your weight and corresponding amount of water to drink from the chart given here. But ultimately, your body will give you indication to drink water when it needs it.

The chart to help you know how much water you require

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