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Ch 6: Role of Water in Nutrition

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Get a deeper understanding of the role water plays in nutrition with these lessons. Cram for an exam, do better on homework assignments, earn CE credits, or just learn about how to monitor and regulate your water intake.

Role of Water in Nutrition - Chapter Summary

Since our bodies are mostly made of water, it's pretty clear that water is a necessity of life. In these lessons, find out how water plays an important role in regards to nutrition. If you are worried that studying this chapter will take up too much of your time, you should know that our instructors do everything they can to make our materials fit into your busy schedule. For instance, the instructors take each chapter and break them up into miniature lessons. Even though the lessons are shorter, they are packed with only the most pertinent information. Therefore, even if you only have 10 minutes, you can still complete at least one full lesson. When you get through everything in this chapter, you will be able to do the following:

  • Describe the importance of water as a nutrient
  • Identify healthy intake and output levels of water in the body
  • Analyze concerns about the intake of water
  • Elaborate on problems associated with dehydration

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