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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. Austina Cho
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Lose Weight (Definition)

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

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 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

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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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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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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

Drinking Water (Definition)

Drinking water has been processed to remove impurities and contaminants, and is ...Read more