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Can drinking water help you lose weight?

Can drinking water help you lose weight?

Yes!: Especially if drunk before and with a meal. It fills you, and you eat less. Also, there may be some truth that your body must boost metabolism, if you drink "cold, " water. This is controversial, but the first statement is not. However, we all should drink two quarts per day! And it will help a diet. This question is the easiest nutritional support advice I can give! ...Read more

Dr. Sewa Legha
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How much drinking water help you lose weight?

2 quarts...: Drinking cold water (8 oz) perfore you eat can help lose weight, particularly if you drink another glass with food. Fills you up. No calories. An important part of a diet to lose weight! ...Read more

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Does drinking water help you lose weight at first?

Does drinking water help you lose weight at first?

Hunger vs thirst: Drinking more water may help you realize that you are more thirsty than hungry which would cause you to eat less. It may also fill you up so you don't want to eat as much. Just be careful not to overdo it and deplete your electrolytes which would make you feel fatigued and faint. ...Read more

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Will drinking water help you lose weight? If so, why?

Will drinking water help you lose weight? If so, why?

No, I think it can.: No, I think it can help. Most people don't drink enough water, but water (a full glass), before each meal has been shown to help create a sense of fullness. Therefore people eat less. It has also been shown that drinking ice water before a meal helps delay gastric emptying, leaving you "full" longer. There is a cult diet that says your body burns more calories if you drink cold fluids. Not! ...Read more

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How does drinking water help you lose weight? Is one gallon enough to lose weight?

How does drinking water help you lose weight? Is one gallon enough to lose weight?

Cold: Water may increase your metabolism by a fraction, water can also fill you up temporarily. Best way is caloric count and food choices, amounts, # of meals, glycemic index etc. ...Read more

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Does eating fruits and drinking nothing but water help you lose weight fast? And also just alittle excersize?

Does eating fruits and drinking nothing but water help you lose weight fast? And also just alittle excersize?

Dieting: Absolutely not. Starvation will always fail when you start eating again. The metabolism will take a long time to catch up. You must have protein and the majority of your calories (60%) should be proteins. Sugar is your enemy! Fruit s 100% sugar. ...Read more

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Does drinking very iced water help you lose weight?

Does drinking very iced water help you lose weight?

Yes: Drinking ice cold water does burn calories however, the amount burned is approximately 70 calories if you drink 64 ounces of cold water a day. This is a significant amount over a period of time but you must exercise and watch what you eat to lose significant weight. ...Read more

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Hello docs. I was wondering can tuna and drinking water help you lose weight?

The only: Sure way to lose and control weight is through decresing calorises, increasing activity. A balanced diet--- your dr can refer you to a nutritionist to help wtih this. ...Read more

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Can drinking lots of water really help you lose weight?

Fills your stomach: Does not help to lose weight unless you also reduce your food calorie intake &/or increase physical activity. Drinking 2 glasses of water before each meal helps to control your appetite & thus less food volume will be required to feel satiated. ...Read more

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Can drinking a lot of water every day help you lose weight?

Excess Water: Drinking water before meals in particular may reduce your appetite but in the long run I would not count on this method to lose weight. Stick to a plant based diet similar to the mediterranean diet and exercise 4 to 5 times a week for at least 40 minutes and this will be a far better plan than excess water consumption. ...Read more

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Does drinking lots of water (probably 1.5 to 2 liters a day) help you LOSE weight or GAIN weight?

Does drinking lots of water (probably 1.5 to 2 liters a day) help you LOSE weight or GAIN weight?

Helps you lose wt: Drinking lots of water is recommended by most wt loss specialists. For one thing, it helps to make you feel full so that you are less likely to want to eat foods that will cause wt gain. It also helps your intestines and helps prevent constipation. The worst thing to drink if you are trying to lose wt is a soft drinks, which is loaded with sugar but water is the best at curbing your thirst! ...Read more

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Does drinking water before every meal help you lose weight?

Does drinking water before every meal help you lose weight?

For some it might: As consuming liquids prior to eating might help with some degree of appetite suppression by making you feel full but not likely by very much. ...Read more

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How much water to drink to lose weight safely?

How much water to drink to lose weight safely?

No calories: Water has no calories, therefore, it really has no long term significant affect on weight. ...Read more

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Is there any way to lose weight by drinking cabbage water?

Is there any way to lose weight by drinking cabbage water?

A fad: This is a fad diet, do not waste your time. Weight loss is acheived through reduction of caloric intake plus increase in caloric usage. In other words, eat less, burn more calories. There are some metabolic conditions that make weight loss much more difficult because some people cannot normally burn calories. ...Read more

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Approximately how much water should I drink to lose weight?

Approximately how much water should I drink to lose weight?

Lifestyle changes: Drinking water alone won't help you lose wt, if you don't change other variables of your life--other foods/drinks and activities. If drinking water alone helps people lose wt, no drug company would spend money on making wt loss pills. So, drink plenty of water, cut down the sweet/alcohol drinks, reduce food intake/junk foods, and increase physical activities will help. Consult doc. Good luck. ...Read more

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Why do you have to drink sooo much water in order to lose weight?

Hydration is VIP: It takes more water to burn fat than it does to burn protein or carb. If your body is even slightly dehydrated you will derail fat burning and burn the other "fuels" instead. Most of us are slightly dehydrated anyway so it seem to take a lot of water - some to get you adequately hydrated and then more to burn fat. ...Read more

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Approximately how much water should I be drinking to lose weight?

Approximately how much water should I be drinking to lose weight?

Wishful thinking: Drinking water alone won't help you lose wt, if you don't change other variables of your life--other foods/drinks and activities. If drinking water alone helps people lose wt, no drug company would spend money on making wt loss pills. So, drink plenty of water, cut down the sweet/alcohol drinks, reduce food intake/junk foods, and increase physical activities will help. Consult doc. Good luck. ...Read more

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If I'm trying to lose weight but I drink lots of water, won't I gain water weight?

If I'm trying to lose weight but I drink lots of water, won't I gain water weight?

Water intake weight: Water is the foundation of life, the major content of most organisms, and carries nutrients to your cells.
Water flushes toxins out of vital organs,
Drinking water does affect weight significantly enough to be seen on a scale immediately. Usually, in a 24 hour period, there is cycle through process of gaining water weight and losing water weight.
Drinking lot of Soda and Beer can cause Weight ...Read more

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Can I lose weight drinking water?

Can I lose weight drinking water?

Yes!: Especially if drunk before and with a meal. It fills you, and you eat less. Also, there may be some truth that your body must boost metabolism, if you drink "cold, " water. This is controversial, but the first statement is not. However, we all should drink two quarts per day! And it will help a diet. This question is the easiest nutritional support advice I can give! ...Read more

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Can I lose weight by drinking water?

Can I lose weight by drinking water?

Yes!: Drinking a glass of water before a meal and then during the meal leads to less food injestion for two reason: the gut is filled, but also colled. Hunger becomes satiated. It is an important part of scientificaslly dieting to lose way. It is part of a diet that hurts, not! Obese people drink less before eating and during eating! Water, the essential nutritional support! ...Read more

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Will I lose weight by drinking water often?

Will I lose weight by drinking water often?

Yes!: Especially if drunk before and with a meal. It fills you, and you eat less. Also, there may be some truth that your body must boost metabolism, if you drink "cold, " water. This is controversial, but the first statement is not. However, we all should drink two quarts per day! And it will help a diet. This question is the easiest nutritional support advice I can give! ...Read more

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Is drinking water a good way to lose weight?

Is drinking water a good way to lose weight?

If fewer calories: Drinking water can help with weight loss if it is substituting for other drinks that contain calories. Drinking water (or plain green tea) before a meal can also fill up the stomach somewhat, and make a person satisfied with a smaller meal. If substituting water for non-fat milk, one would need another source for vitamin d and calcium. However, unsually excessive water-drinking is harmful. ...Read more