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4.9: Water and Electrolytes

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    • Contributed by Jennifer Draper, Marie Kainoa Fialkowski Revilla, & Alan Titchenal
    • Faculty (Food Science and Human Nutrition Program and Human Nutrition Program) at University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa

    Learning Objectives

    By the end of this chapter you will be able to:

    • Describe the importance of water intake for the body
    • Describe the major aspects of water regulation in the body
    • Describe the function, balance, sources, and consequences of the imbalance of [electrolytes
    • Describe the effects and use of popular beverage choices