Feeling dehydrated? Water intake calculator can help you stay safe during hot weather

The common advice is to try and drink eight glasses a day – but for some, the water intake calculator can recommend you drink up to 14 glasses a day.

News 12 Staff

Jun 20, 2024, 9:54 PM

Updated 31 days ago

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New Yorkers are doing what they can to keep cool during this stretch of scorching-hot temperatures, but dehydration is still a major risk for many who are out and about.
That’s where a water intake calculator comes into play. These calculators use your age, height, weight, activity level, and location to determine how much water you should be drinking a day.
The common advice is to try and drink eight glasses a day – but for some, the water intake calculator can recommend you drink up to 14 glasses a day.
Some New Yorkers were in shock to learn about how much water the calculator said they should be drinking.
“I think I need to go to the splash pad and start chugging and catch up,” said Bed-Stuy resident Tonio Altieri-D’Alo.


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