Abstract: Written in an engaging and accessible style, this 40-page booklet brings readers the science on the importance of staying hydrated for overall health. Geared toward non-specialist health professionals, Hydration: Fluids for Life covers the functions of water; water loss; methods of determining water status; sources of water in the diet; and specific hydration considerations for infants, children, physically active individuals, and the elderly. Reference intakes are also covered.

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The monograph is also available in Spanish!

This work was supported by the IAFNS Committee on Hydration.