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Doctor insights on: Drink Water Between And Avoid Drinking During Meals

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During meals, is it better to eat food and drink water at the same time or drink water after eating your meal?

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

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During meals, is it better to eat and drink water at the same time or drink water after eating?

During meals, is it better to eat and drink water at the same time or drink water after eating?

When to drink water?: The best benefit is drinking water about 30 minutes before you eat and 30 minutes after a meal. Of course, drinking water during a meal would be more beneficial than not drinking while eating, but in small quantities. ...Read more

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Will drinking excessive amounts of water stop my binge eating?

Will drinking excessive amounts of water stop my binge eating?

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 more

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Is frequent urination ok when you drink 8-10 glasses of water daily?

Is frequent urination ok when you drink 8-10 glasses of water daily?

You don't unless....: If you have kidney stones you need to drink in excess of 8 glasses a day. If you have no stones you do not need to drink much unless you lose much i.e. Profuse sweating, diarrhea, plying sport, recent vomiting. ...Read more

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Can fasting and drinking plenty of water lower blood sugar?

Can fasting and drinking plenty of water lower blood sugar?

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

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Is it bad to drink hot beverages and then drink cold beverages after ?

Is it bad to drink hot beverages and then drink cold beverages after ?

Hot and cold: No, it's not bad to drink hot and then cold beverages. Given your body temperature, and the indifference your stomach has to these temperatures, there is no risk to doing this. But avoid scalding hot beverages as they can cause burns of the tongue and esophagus. ...Read more

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Does drinking lots and lots of of water and coffee supress your appetite enough to skip lunch?

Does drinking lots and lots of of water and coffee supress your appetite enough to skip lunch?

Try these: Water, organic vegetable broth, green leafy vegetables, natural pickles, apples are great to fill you up so you dont feel hungry and they are very low in calories. ...Read more

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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?

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

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Can spicy foods and drinking lots of propel and gatorade help with a regular cold?

Can spicy foods and drinking lots of propel and gatorade help with a regular cold?

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

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What changes will occur if I start drinking lots of water and quit drinking caffeine?

What changes will occur if I start drinking lots of water and quit drinking caffeine?

No caffeine: You may have some mild withdrawal headaches far afew days. You may also see a mild diuretic effect from increasing you water intake. ...Read more

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What are the dangers of drinking too much decaf tea. I drink approx 15 cups per day. ?

What are the dangers of drinking too much decaf tea. I drink approx 15 cups per day. 
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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 more

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Is drinking fizzy water healthy compared to non fizzy water?

Is drinking fizzy water healthy compared to non fizzy water?

NO: I see no advantage or disadvantage of the carbonation, so drink whichever you enjoy. Just keep drinking water. Good luck. ...Read more

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Is drinking caffeine daily bad for you? In the form of energy drinks tea coffee and sodas?

Is drinking caffeine daily bad for you? In the form of energy drinks tea coffee and sodas?

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 more

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I stopped drink soda and started drinking flavored water, but the flavored water is carbonated water! Is carbonated water bad for you?

I stopped drink soda and started drinking flavored water, but the flavored water is carbonated water!  Is carbonated water bad for you?

Carbonation OK: Carbonation in reasonable quantities is not known to cause disease. It is wise to be aware of what else is in what you are drinking. Recommend looking at the ingredient list and the nutrition label. ...Read more

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