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Drink Water Between And Avoid Drinking During Meals
During meals, is it better to eat food and drink water at the same time or drink water after eating your meal?
No such Science: There is no answer to your question. Billions of humans are surviving doing all of the above. There is no health concerns either way and no science proving benefit either way. ...Read more
Excessive water: No drinking excessive water is not the answer to excessive eating. Excessive water consumption can lead to its own metabaolic problems. The answer to excessive eating is to get into a good eating disorder program, with a counselor, dietician, medical doctor, and a psychiatrist. You may need inpatient or outpatient treatment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: To a point, yes. Eating less obviously means less calories in which leads to a lower blood sugar. If your sugar gets too low however your body will kick in mechanisms to bring it back up and often over corrects it initially. Fasting for short periods is good for health - reduced caloric intake is the only proven method of life extension - meaning we all eat way more than we need! think paleo diet. ...Read more
Drinking lots of fluids will help avoid orthostatic hypotension. Is plain filtered water enough or electrolyte water preferred?
I have cut caffiene out and fizzy drinks and replaced with drinking three litres of water instead, aswell as normal 3 meals. Is that okay? No risk?
Nobody needs 3 L/day: Unless you have kidney stones. We actually mostly don't need any additional fluid, since 60% of our food is composed of water (just as we are). Thirst is the single best guide to how much water you need. If you're not thirsty, you don't need it. If you are, drink water until you aren't anymore. There is this idea that we need to "flush" and "detox" our "systems." I have seen no evidence for it. ...Read more
Myths: Nope. Not in any way. The only thing here helpful is the gatorade to help you hydrate. But, none of this will, in any way, shorten or treat the illness. ...Read more
What is the difference between normal water and sparkling water? I just cut soda and drink water but after i eat, i only drink sparkling water.
Overstimulated: Decaf still has some caffeine and 15cups is too much. Decaffeinated drinks can dehydrate you causing fatigue, palpitations, and difficulty losing weight. For every oz of decaf you still need1oz of water to hydrate your body. Stop the addiction. You will feel so much better after 1 week of serious withdrawal. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes!: Water is water -- warm or room temperature or cold -- stay hydrated! ...Read more
NO: I see no advantage or disadvantage of the carbonation, so drink whichever you enjoy. Just keep drinking water. Good luck. ...Read more
Complex question.: The answer depends on your health, what you mean by "bad", & how much caffeine you drink. In general, coffee & tea have less caffeine than soda, which has less than energy drinks. Coffee & tea can also be decaffeinated. Too much caffeine can cause abnormal heart rhythms & thereby put you @ risk for stroke. Moderation is key. Use HealthTap Prime to relay your concerns or TTYD (talk to your doctor) ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
2 liters : 2 to 3 liters are the required amount of fluids on daily basis ...Read more
I stopped drink soda and started drinking flavored water, but the flavored water is carbonated water! Is carbonated water bad for you?
Hi Doctors.Good Day..i drink very less water in a day and drink 3 to 4 cups of tea a day.how to increase my drinking of water asit causes constipation?
Drink more water: Simple, open the bottle and put in your mouth, drink the water. You need around one liter of fluid in 24 hrs. ...Read more
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