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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

Dr. Cornelius O'leary jr
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Many people resolve to lose weight in the New Year for different reasons. For those who are overweight or obese, there are many health benefits to losing weight. It can help decrease your chances of developing diseases including diabetes, heart disease, high blood pressure, osteoarthritis, and even certain types of cancer. Low-calorie diets combined with increased physical activity are thought to be most effective long term. The healthiest weight loss regimen, therefore, is one that consists of making lifestyle changes that incorporate a balanced diet ...Read more


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If i eat a low carb diet and drink 2 gallons of water a day will i lose weight fast?

If i eat a low carb diet and drink 2 gallons of water a day will i lose weight fast?

Calories, exercise: If you also do aerobic exercise at least 3-5 times a week, weights to build muscle, and restrict your intake of calories by about 300kcal less a day, you will lose about a pound a week which is safest. The main thing is to learn new habits by changing the old over time. Smaller portions with white smaller plates actually has been studied to help. Drink water or water-based soup or salad first. ...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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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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How many 600ml bottles of water should I drink per day to lose weight?

Drinking water does : Water alone does not make you lose weight. It is the lack of eating food which makes the difference. Water simply gives you a feeling of a full stomachwhich doesnotlast morethan 1 or 2 hours..But this is not the best way to lose weight effectivekly. Along with water you should eats ome low-calorie foods like fruits, salads, veggies, grains and proteins from snacks(like nuts, eggs and fish). ...Read more

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Will you lose weight by drinking water 12 times a day?

Will you lose weight by drinking water 12 times a day?

Yes, if you eat less: If you drink water instead of eating and your heart is normay enough to push blood to the kidneys and the kidneys are normal enough to get rid of the water you will lose weight. Of course, if you eat less and don't drink water 12 times a day you will also lose weight. All the water does is fill you up so you can't eat as much. ...Read more

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I am 145lbs. & wanting to lose weight. I use a 64fl oz. Gatorade bottle to fill up for water. Is it bad to drink a 64fl oz. Of water 4 times a day?

I am 145lbs. & wanting to lose weight. I use a 64fl oz. Gatorade bottle to fill up for water. Is it bad to drink a 64fl oz. Of water 4 times a day?

More than needed: You may be drinking more water than needed. Drinking a lot of water alone is not going to result in weight loss. Caloric restriction and exercise will. ...Read more

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How much water should I be drinking now that i'm working out more often? I have started a new exercise regime in order to lose weight. Is the standard 8 glasses of water a day sufficient or should I be hydrating more? Should i be drinking something other

How much water should I be drinking now that i'm working out more often? I have started a new exercise regime in order to lose weight. Is the standard 8 glasses of water a day sufficient or should I be hydrating more? Should i be drinking something other

Good hydration : Yes, a good rule of thumb is eight 8 oz glasses of h2o daily. But increase intake if high level of perspiration, hot climate, length of exercise. Weighing yourself prior to your exercise, then afterwards gives you an idea of how much water weight you've lost, which you should try to match with fluids. Adding some electrolytes to your water can help with "salt" loss. ...Read more

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