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Does drinking 3 liters of water a day, help with weight loss?
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Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics
6 doctors agree
In brief: How about 2 liters?
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. Caution when >2 liters/day (excess water dilutes the sodium).

In brief: How about 2 liters?
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. Caution when >2 liters/day (excess water dilutes the sodium).
Dr. Robert Kwok
Dr. Robert Kwok
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Dr. Elie El-Charabaty
Internal Medicine - Nephrology & Dialysis
5 doctors agree
In brief: Yes and no
We normally need to drink between 2 and 3 liters of water by day.
While it is good to stay hydrated beware of overdoing it. Water has zero calories in it . While watching calories coming from fat and carbohydrates may help u loose weight eating healthy and drinking water not soda etc .. Will also help.

In brief: Yes and no
We normally need to drink between 2 and 3 liters of water by day.
While it is good to stay hydrated beware of overdoing it. Water has zero calories in it . While watching calories coming from fat and carbohydrates may help u loose weight eating healthy and drinking water not soda etc .. Will also help.
Dr. Elie El-Charabaty
Dr. Elie El-Charabaty
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