Weight loss may not be your first thought while drinking water. You may be thirsty or dehydrated when you reach for a glass of water, or you may be rehydrating after a vigorous workout.
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Drinking water before and after meals fills you full. This may reduce mealtime calorie intake, Goodson says.
Wageningen University in the Netherlands found that people who drank a milkshake and then a large glass of water felt less hungry and more full than those who drank a small glass.
Hydration without calories: Drinking water hydrates you. Drinking water instead of sweetened iced tea or energy drinks "can help reduce overall calorie intake, supporting weight management," Goodson says.
Hydration is essential for healthy physical performance. "[This] can contribute to burning calories during exercise," Goodson. "Dehydration can lead to fatigue and individuals moving slower in a workout."
No one size fits all when it comes to how much water to drink everyday to lose weight. "While there is an old-school rule that you should drink eight eight-ounce cups of water, the truth is that many factors impact how much water you need
Water intake is 11.5 cups per day for women and 15.5 cups for men. These estimations include food and beverage fluids, including water.
Food (fruit, vegetables, soup, etc.) provides 20% of your water. Given that, women need nine cups of fluid per day and men 13 cups to replenish lost water."