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Benefits Of Drinking Tonic Water
Yes: Tonic water used to have quinine in it because quinine was used to help fight malaria. Now, in the us, tonic water has quinine flavoring but no real quinine. If you come across indian tonic water (which is sold in the india and the uk and is sometimes imported into the us), it is still made with quinine. Quinine has been associated with some kidney and heart problems in high doses. ...Read more
If I drink 10oz tonic water right after taking a Zofran pill, will it ruin the effectiveness of the Zofran?
Zofran ODT: You should take the zofran orally disintegrating tablet place on the tongue and swallow with saliva. Tonic contains quinine which a lot of people don't know. Since quinine albeit infinitesimally small in tonic it can interact with ondansetron I suggest you avoid the combo. Stay calm and avoid tonic. ...Read more
I have been diagnosed with a fatty liver can I drink tonic water? Just 1 can per day I DON'T DRINK ALCOHOL!!!!! NOT GIN & TONIC ONLY TONIC WATER
In moderation: Tonic water contains a little quinine. Quinine is a drug, used to treat malaria, and has some potential liver toxicity. However, the amount of quinine in most tonic water is usually quite low, although watch out for off-label tonic water. Weight loss is the best treatment for fatty liver. If tonic water in moderation is your worst "vice", you are probably ok. ...Read more
Drinking tonic water for the last week -12 oz a day, doctor told me that's the reason I have low platelets. Is it really truth?
Healthy habits: Drinking water is good for your body. Your body needs water to carry out its basic functions. Additionally, it's good for weight loss or preserving a healthy weight by keeping your stomach full. Drinking too much water can be dangerous as it can dilute your system causing low sodium levels and other problems. Not drinking enough water can cause dehydration. ...Read more
Benefits of hydratio: It keeps your kidneys well flushed and your body well hydrated. If you drink it iced it helps you lose weight. By definition, a calorie (Kilocalorie) is the amount of energy needed to heat 1 liter of water 1°C. Icewater is 0°C. Your body temperature is 37°C. If you drink 2 L of ice water, you force your body to burn 2×37 cal = 74 calories. In 30 days, 2220 calories---you can't pee it out cold! ...Read more
Water: Most of our body is made up of wayer. We can not live without water. Its the best drink for your body. ...Read more
Proper hydration: Water is vital for cellular function of all cells in the body. Normal hydration is desirable, both severe dehydration and severe over-hydration could cause problems but only in the extremes. Healthy kidneys compensate usually well to maintain proper body hydration status. ...Read more
Why: You shouldn't need to boil your water unless its contaminated. ...Read more
Benefit how?: Gatorade is designed to replace the fluid lost to exercise in the humidity and heat. If you are not losing lots of fluid you shouldn't need it, if fluid losses are affecting your performance then you may benefit. This takes a strenuous exercise, like playing football and getting very sweaty. ...Read more
Nothing: Many times the "spring water" is not as pure as the normal "tap/drinking water". The requirements on a public water supplier by the epa and the state department of the environment is extremely controlled, and cost the water supplier a significant amount of time, money, and proper certifications just to produce this level of water quality. Spring water is not controlled and has many contaminates. ...Read more
What are the benefits of drinking 750ml water by the time I woke up in the morning 30mins. Before I eat my breakfast? I do this as daily habbit
Water myths: There would be no special health benefits to this practice. ...Read more
I weigh 72kg and height is 5'8, what is is the recommended amount of water I should drink daily and what are all the potential benefits of doing so?
No. Lots of sugar.: Smart water *sounds* like it's healthy but it's not. One bottle has 7 teaspoons of sugar, even more than 12 oz bottle of coca cola [though I'm not saying that you should drink coke instead]. Plain water is healthiest. Crave flavor? Add a slice of lemon, lime, orange or cucumber. Make your own iced tea [flavored green tea or herbal tea]. Only thing smart about it: makes your pocketbook smart. Ow. ...Read more
Water?: Assuming it is clean water. ..Water is good in moderation. Don't want to dilute your sodium by drinking too much. We need water. We get it from beer, milkshakes and cheeseburgers. Pure water has a much higher ratio of water to other stuff we don't need. I drink about 6 or 7 12 oz bottles of it a day to flush out toxins. You should too. ...Read more
No evidence it helps: Alkaline water has a higher ph level than does plain tap water, proponents say that it can neutralize acid in your bloodstream, boost your metabolism and help your body absorb nutrients more effectively. Some even say that alkaline water can help prevent disease and slow the aging process. However, researchers haven't verified these claims. ...Read more
Just gives money to producers who claim that purified water is better.
True for the us and europe.
Different in developing countries. ...Read more
Some people say that mineral water has high mineral content which is good for you. It depends on the source of the mineral water. You should make sure it comes from an actual mineral water.
Carbonated water is not the same as mineral water. It can actually leach bone from your bones because of its high phosphorus content. ...Read more
Can be dangerous: Drinking abnormally large amounts of water can be dangerous. This causes major electrolyte abnormalities and can have very serious consequences. ...Read more
Mostly: Psychological. There is no compelling scientific data demonstrating that bottled water has more health benefits than most municipal water supplies. ...Read more
I drink 2 liters of water a day but w/crystal lite powder mixed in. Do I lose the benefits of drinking a lot of water since there's also chemicals in it?
Feel full: When it comes to drinking water to facilitate weight loss, you probably will reap optimal benefit by drinking it before meals rather than after. Just drinking water, however, will not produce such dramatic results that you do not need to follow the basic tenets of weight loss, such as eating less and exercising more. ...Read more
Water and health: Drinking water is a great way to maintain moisture in the skin, including the face. ...Read more
Probably none: Another old wives/folk tale that it can help cure everything, prevent cancer, promote a longer or healthier life. About only thing proven is that an ounce of apple cider t night can very slightly reduce blood sugar levels by a few %, possible useful for some biabetics. Only documented scientific study to show it helps anything. Active ingredient is Acetic Acid which helps nothing else. ...Read more