Topic 7 Fluids and alcohol

  • Alcohol consumption must be done in moderation to avoid negative health effects (liver disease, cancer)
  • What is moderation?
    • 2 servings of alcohol per day for men and 1 for women

Other Fluids


  • Coffee has caffeine which makes you feel awake but also can induce insomnia
  • Avoid caffeine 6 hours before bed


  • The best beverage!
  • Drink 8-10 glasses of water or 2-2.5 L per day


  • Sodas should be avoided as they contain high levels of surgar