Our expert says:
Compliments of the season to you. In general, it is recommended that adults drink 2,5 litres of liquid a day. If you drink only water then having 3 litres a day should not be too excessive. The reason why excessive intakes of liquid can be harmful, is that the kidneys have to excrete all this liquid and during the excretion process large quantities of sodium, potassium, magnesium and even calcium can be lost to the body thus leading to electrolyte imbalances. Stick to your 2,5 litres of liquid a day and you should be fine.
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