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 What is the approximate percentage (in mass) of water in the human body? Is this percentage expected to be larger in the adult or in the old individual?


Mar 7th, 2015

Around 60% for men and 55% for women.

In older people, water percentage drops to 50%.


http://chemistry.about.com/od/waterchemistry/f/How-Much-Of-Your-Body-Is-Water.htm

http://www.cnpp.usda.gov/sites/default/files/nutrition_insights_uploads/Insight27.pdf

Mar 7th, 2015

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