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A 23-year-old female asked:

Could drinking a lot of water before meals help in losing weight because it leaves less space in your stomach making you feel full faster?

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Dr. Robert Killian
General Practice 29 years experience
Dieting: Good question. But no. It just stretches the stomach allowing room for more food. Please eat slower. Cut out all sugars. Make proteins the main source of your calories.
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