What else is written in the Brazilian Food Guide about water?

Regardless of the consumption of other liquids, water should be drunk regularly and adequately.

Water is essential for life, including the life of microorganisms that cause disease. Moisture, nutrients and temperature are ideal conditions for bacterial proliferation. Hence:

::Keep everything very clean.
:: Keep cooked and raw foods separated.
::Cook foods completely.
::Keep foods refrigerated.
::Use only uncontaminated water and ingredients in your preparations.

To learn more, please refer to the Brazilian Food Guide, available at the SANS Network library or at the Ministry of Health website.