Is drinking water good?

Hydration. Like my father says to much of anything isn't good for you. An average person should drink 3l of water daily to keep homeostasis or balance in the body. Water is lost through the skin, breathing, urinating, and having bowel movements not to mention losses due to increasing stress such as infection or increased metabolism. Drinking water will keep you balanced and hydrated for daily activity.

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Is drinking water good for health?

6-8 glasses a day. Drinking water keeps us hydrated and helps the body filter out wastes & toxins more quickly. Other liquids (juice, milk, etc) contain water, but also have calories & sugars, so too much can make you gain weight. Coffee, teas & sodas with caffeine, and alcohol are diuretics, which actually make us urinate out more water. Drink enough water that your urine looks mostly clear with slight yellow color. Read more...

While taking food drinking water is good or not?

Good. Life's too short for people to make subscientific / control-you rules about what other people eat / drink, but water at meals is a good thing overall. Obviously drinking water helps move the food along & quenches thirst. Since prepared food tends to be too salty nowadays it's not a bad idea to drink some extra water daily. Read more...

How many litres of water we should take daily ideally? Is drinking water just before going to bed at night is good/bad for health?

WATER INTAKE. It's not what goes in that's most important, it's what volume of urine you make. A non-stone forming person with normal heart should make 1-1.5 liters of urine per 24 hr. If youre a stone former this # is 2-2.5l/24 hrs. To prevent stone formation. Hot days will take more and inactive days will take less. When you drink it only determines when it will come out. Read more...
2 litres. Total fluids about 2 litres per day is good. If you are sweating more drink more. Not good or bad to drink before going to bed. Read more...

Is drinking water a good way to lose weight?

If fewer calories. Drinking water can help with weight loss if it is substituting for other drinks that contain calories. Drinking water (or plain green tea) before a meal can also fill up the stomach somewhat, and make a person satisfied with a smaller meal. If substituting water for non-fat milk, one would need another source for vitamin d and calcium. However, unsually excessive water-drinking is harmful. Read more...

Is ampalaya leaves good for everyday drinking water?

Good better best? Have to know if the reason for using them daily is as a strategy for preventing/treating diabetes? I resist recommending daily addition to the diet unless there is a clearly defined health issue that is being addressed. Then you can address the risk vs the benefit. Read more...

Please help docs! Is only drinking water good or bad?

Water. Water is good for the body to keep you hydrated and maintain balance from water losses. Purely drinking water is fine as long as you have a balanced diet eating recommended amounts of carbohydrates, protein, dairy, and fats. Water alone will not provide all nutrients needed. Read more...

Is drinking water with sliced lemons in it good for you?

Won't hurt. It may taste better but it is no healthier than plain water and a well-balanced diet. Read more...
Food Myths. There is no health risks or known benefits here. Medicine would be neutral on this question. Read more...
Helps drink water. There’s no specific extra health benefit (in fact the citrus may be bothersome if you have reflux), but it may help you to drink more water. Some people just don’t like to drink water, and this is one way to make water more flavorful. Read more...

Is drinking water immediately after taking meals is good?

In moderation. Drinking water after eating is fine - as long as it is not excessive. If one is overweight, drinking water before meals can help reduce overeating during meals. Read more...