Fluids Intake and Beverage Consumption Pattern among University Students

Sima Balaghi, Elnaz Faramarzi, Reza Mahdavi & Jamal Ghaemmaghami
Background: Insufficient and inappropriate daily fluid intake in a long period may have adverse effect on human's health. Therefore, the present study evaluated the amounts and sources of fluids consumed by university students to determine whether these amounts and sources of fluid were enough and appropriate. Methods: In this descriptive study, 245 (142 females and 103 males) volunteer students of Tabriz University of Medical Sciences in 2009 were recruited. Food and fluid intake of subjects...