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A 23-year-old female asked:

Does hot water with honey and lime in the empty stomach causes loss weight?

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Dr. Martin Fried
Nutrition 37 years experience
Calories: When calories in exceeds calories used in a day you gain weight. If the honey and lime in small amount with a cup of warm water enables you to feel full faster and eat less then it may help. If your eating and activity habits remain the same, i doubt it wi effect much change.
Dr. Milroy Samuel
Obstetrics and Gynecology 25 years experience
No: Water in general can help with weight loss as it gives you a full dealing if drinking before eating. Honey and lime won't necessarily help you.

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