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A male asked:

I am 60 years old (m) & weigh 275 pounds.i eat fairly unhealthy.i drink one gallon of sweet tea a day but want to quit and substitute water.good idea?

2 doctor answers3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Robert Wilson
Addiction Medicine 47 years experience
Good idea: You may want to taper the tea intake over several days, otherwise you may experience caffeine withdrawal headache or other symptoms.
Dr. Louise Andrew
A Verified Doctoranswered
Emergency Medicine 47 years experience
Excellent idea: Sugar is your absolute worst enemy. Go with something like Stevia in your tea, if you must, but water is far better for you. Good luck!

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