BEYOND THE BREW: FUN FACTS
1. The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) recommends 2L and 2.5L fluid intake per day for women and men, respectively.
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4. US Department of Agriculture Database for the Flavonoid Content of Selected Foods Release 3.2. September 2015, slightly revised November 2015. 1 cup of fresh orange contains approx. 37mg, 1 medium sied red apple contains approx. 45 mg, 1 cup of cooked broccoli contains approx. 3 mg.
5. U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and U.S. Department of Agriculture. 2015 – 2020 Dietary Guidelines for Americans. 8th Edition. December 2015. Available at http://health.gov/dietaryguidelines/2015/guidelines/. .