Role of Whole Foods in Promoting Hydration after Exercise in Humans

  title={Role of Whole Foods in Promoting Hydration after Exercise in Humans},
  author={Rick L Sharp},
  journal={Journal of the American College of Nutrition},
  pages={592S - 596S}
  • R. Sharp
  • Published 1 October 2007
  • Chemistry, Medicine
  • Journal of the American College of Nutrition
Various reports indicate that humans receive 20–25% of their daily water intake from food. Fruits, vegetables and other high-moisture foods, therefore, make an important contribution to total fluid intake. In addition, co-ingestion of other nutrients and ingredients can impact drinking behavior, absorption, distribution and retention of water, all of which contribute to the person's hydration state. Therefore, a food's hydration value derives from the interaction between its water content and… 
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