Healthy Eating: Fluids (FCS8569/FY070)

Figure 1.  Older adults may not get enough fluids in their diets, so it is important for them to plan their fluid intake throughout the day.More than one-half of an adult human body weight is water. Water brings nutrients to the cells in our bodies and removes waste. Our bodies cannot function without an adequate water supply. This 2-page fact sheet was written by Linda B. Bobroff, Luisa Oliver-Cordero, and Emily Minton, and published by the UF Department of Family Youth and Community Sciences, 10.