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Losing Weight By Putting Your Feet In Ice Water
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
Depends: Initially you may lose some water weight, it is important to stay hydrated with dietary changes. Drinking plenty of water helps ensure the weight you lose is not water, keeps your body hydrated and helps you feel more full. Water weight may fluctuate by several pounds at any given time depending on what you are eating/drinking. Set longer term goals and stick with it. ...Read more
Aquarobics.: Aquarobics,,or water aerobics, are great for burning calories. The water imparts extra resistance on the muscles, and being in water doesn't make it feel like you're working too hard when in actuality you're getting a great cardiovascular workout. Great choice. It'll help you lose weight. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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. Also being well hydrated reduces wrinkles associated with dehydration. ...Read more
Help please? How many glasses if water should you drink daily, & does it really help with losing weight?
64yo overweight male, dmx5yr, not following diet so meds now.. Losing weight but drinking lots of water. Why?
Look at blood sugar: Drinking lots of water, frequent urination, and weight loss are cardinal signs of poorly controlled diabetes. You need to be checking your blood sugar at home. Are the readings high? Glucose has a diuretic effect, and most people start to spill glucose into the urine when the blood sugar is in the 160-180 mg/dl range. If you are having high sugars, you need to contact your doctor for advice. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can you tell me what number of glasses if water should you drink daily, & does it really help with losing weight.?
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