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23. What would happen if you didn’t drink water?
Mia Nacamulli
<4:37>   March 2016 

 

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≪Questions:What would happen if you didn’t drink water?≫

1. On average, what percentage of babies are made up of water? What will happen to their water composition when they reach 1 year old?

Babies :

                

 

When they become 1 year old:

                

 

2. What percentage of the following body parts are made up of water?

Adult’s brain :                             

Adult’s heart :                             

Lungs :                            

Bones :                            

 

3. How much water do we lose through our sweat, urine, bowel movements, and breathing every day?

 




4. According to the speech, which of the following symptoms will not be caused by dehydration?
(a) Loss of energy.
(b) Loss of appetite.
(c) Dry skin.
(d) Low blood pressure.

 

5. If you are dehydrated, what will happen to your brain?

 

 

6. According to the speech, which of the following symptoms will not be caused by overhydration?
(a) headache
(b) vomiting
(c) seizures
(d) high blood pressure

 

7. On average, how much water should men drink every day? How much water should women drink every day?

  Men:                                     

Women:                                

 

8. According to the speech, what percentage of fruits and vegetables like strawberries, cucumbers and broccoli are made up of water?

 

 

9. Which of the following benefits will not be caused by drinking well?
(a) decreasing the amount of stress hormones
(b) helping manage diabetes
(c) potentially reducing the risk of certain types of cancer
(d) lowering the chance of stroke

 




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≪Answers:What would happen if you didn’t drink water?≫

1. On average, what percentage of babies are made up of water? What will happen to their water composition when they reach 1 year old?

Babies :

       75%         

When they become 1 year old:

        65%        

 

2. What percentage of the following body parts are made up of water?

Adult’s brain :          75%           

Adult’s heart :         75%           

Lungs :         83%          

Bones :         31%           

 

3. How much water do we lose through our sweat, urine, bowel movements, and breathing every day?
2-3 liters

 




4. According to the speech, which of the following symptoms will not be caused by dehydration?
(a) Loss of energy.
(b) Loss of appetite.
(c) Dry skin.
(d) Low blood pressure.

 

5. If you are dehydrated, what will happen to your brain?
 It temporarily shrinks. (It will work harder to accomplish the same amount as a normal brain.)

 

6. According to the speech, which of the following symptoms will not be caused by overhydration?
(a) headache
(b) vomiting
(c) seizures
(d) high blood pressure




7. On average, how much water should men drink every day? How much water should women drink every day?

  Men:         2.5 to 3.7 liters            

Women:      2 to 2.7 liters              

 

8. According to the speech, what percentage of fruits and vegetables like strawberries, cucumbers and broccoli are made up of water?
(over) 90%

 

9. Which of the following benefits will not be caused by drinking well?
(a) decreasing the amount of stress hormones
(b) helping manage diabetes
(c) potentially reducing the risk of certain types of cancer
(d) lowering the chance of stroke

 

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