A Study Conducted to Know About the Knowledge On Water-Health Relationship Among Dental Students in Khammam

Authors

  • Keerthi Vidala BDS Student, Department of Public Health Dentistry, Mamata Dental College, Khammam, India
  • K. V. N. R. Pratap Professor & HoD, Department of Public Health Dentistry, Mamata Dental College, Khammam, India
  • T. Madhavi Padma Professor, Department of Public Health Dentistry, Mamata Dental College, Khammam, India
  • V. Shiva Kalyan Reader, Department of Public Health Dentistry, Mamata Dental College, Khammam, India
  • P. Srikanth Lecturer, Department of Public Health Dentistry, Mamata Dental College, Khammam, India

Keywords:

Hydration, Recommended daily intake, Water, Water intake, Water measurement

Abstract

Water is essential for life which represents as a critical nutrient whose absence will be lethal within days. Water carries nutrients to all the cells in our body and oxygen to our brain. Water allows body to absorb and assimilate minerals, vitamins, aminoacids and other substances. Water allows to maximize physical performance, eliminate toxins and waste and helps to regulate body temperature. The main aim of this article is to study water-health relationship among Mamata Dental students. This paper offers an overview of hydration status. A semi-structural questionnaire was used to collect the data from 200 students of Mamata Dental College, Khammam in 2019 among which 184 are females and 16 are males.

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24-09-2020

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K. Vidala, K. V. N. R. Pratap, T. M. Padma, V. S. Kalyan, and P. Srikanth, “A Study Conducted to Know About the Knowledge On Water-Health Relationship Among Dental Students in Khammam”, IJRESM, vol. 3, no. 9, pp. 133–135, Sep. 2020, Accessed: May 27, 2024. [Online]. Available: https://journal.ijresm.com/index.php/ijresm/article/view/307

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