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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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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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I'm 120 lbs and 5'7''. How much water should I drink to lose weight?

I'm 120 lbs and 5'7''. How much water should I drink to lose weight?

Proper diet&water: By drinking water you are not going to loose weight unless you eat proper diet low in calories and carbohygrates.Includes fruite, vegies, lean meat or fish, and 2to 2.5 litres of water. ...Read more

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I'd really like to know how much water should I drink to lose weight?

I'd really like to know how much water should I drink to lose weight?

Plenty: Water won't make you lose weight by itself, but it's needed for fat to break down. In addition, toxins are stored in fat and are released when fat is broken down. Water helps the kidneys to flush all that away. I recommend 1/2 your desired body weight in ounces/d. For example, if your ideal weight is 120#, drink 60 ounces of water a day. ...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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How much water should I drink a day in order to lose weight? Can your body actually retain water from a lot of exercise causing weight gain?

How much water should I drink a day in order to lose weight? Can your body actually retain water from a lot of exercise causing weight gain?

Your body can: retain water and this can cause temporary weight gain and also wash out important electrolytes that allow your body to function properly. See your doc or a nutritionist for a diet that suits you. Many folks folks find low carb and higher protein helpful. Avoid low-fat diets. Good fat is essential. Peace and good health. Eggs are good, yolks and all. ...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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Approximately how much water do I need to drink to lose weight?

Approximately how much water do I need to drink to lose weight?

Proper diet&water: By drinking water you are not going to loose weight unless you eat proper diet low in calories and carbohygrates.Includes fruite, vegies, lean meat or fish, and 2to 2.5 litres of water. ...Read more

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How much water should a 5'4 270 pounds drink to lose weight? I have prediabetes

How much water should a 5'4 270 pounds drink to lose weight? I have prediabetes

Water is not a diet: I am not sure why you are asking us this. Drinking water will not in any way assist you with weight loss. It will keep you healthy but causing weight loss? That must be a myth you have heard that is not true. ...Read more

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What amount of water do I have to drink to lose weight?

What amount of water do I have to drink to lose weight?

A minimum of 64: Ounces per day - more if exercising heavily, in a hot environment, using sauna etc. Combine hydration with healthy nutrition plan ; ^ physical activity for a significant change in weight. Eat healthfully ; be physically active. Aim for 7.5 to 8 hrs of sleep / night. Hydrate w at least 64 oz of water / day. Calories burned must > calories consumed. Do both cardio ; weight training. You can mix ;. ...Read more

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How many 600ml bottles of water should I drink per day to lose weight?

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