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

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Dr. Lonna Larsh
Family Medicine

In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
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Dr. Bradford Romans
Internal Medicine

In brief: No calories

Water has no calories, therefore, it really has no long term significant affect on weight.

In brief: No calories

Water has no calories, therefore, it really has no long term significant affect on weight.
Dr. Bradford Romans
Dr. Bradford Romans
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