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Lose weight via water (calories free) intake!

Updated: Aug 14, 2023

The amount of water intake and understanding the needs for body to function regularly. we all should give important importance that water has to give to our body's health.

In this article we mostly focus on how water helps in loosing weight. And how much we all need to drink everyday according to body type, activity and tips to increase intake.

1. Water serves as a natural appetite suppressant: By drinking more water helps you fill full so therefore you eat less. Drink water before meal and snack so you will eat less calories.

2. Water can help reduce liquid calorie intake: people tend to have different types of drinks such as lattes, sports drink, juices, flavored beverages .. etc which are filled with extra sugar which means more calories to your weight gain. So having water reduces other drinks and water being zero calorie which is win win situation.

3. Water can help burn more calories: drinking cold water lowers the body temperature so body uses energy to make to back to normal, so therefore burning calories.

4. Water can help increase your workout success: Proper hydration is necessary for your organs and connective tissue to work smoothly and to avoid cramps and stiffness in your joints.

5. Water helps inefficient fat metabolism

Water molecules helps in fat burning process and also helps in easing up metabolism.

Water intake:

Regular person should drink at least 64 ounces of water everyday.

People who are overweight should take half of there body weight in ounces everyday intake.

People who are active

  • 17–20 ounces 2–3 hours before starting the exercise

  • 8 ounces of water 20–30 minutes before starting the exercise or during warm-up

  • 7–10 ounces every 10–20 minutes during exercise

  • 8 ounces no more than 30 minutes after the exercise

How to increase water (calorie free)intake

  • 1. Spice up your food

  • 2. Eat fruits and vegetables

  • 3. Infuse to make drinking water more enjoyable

  • 4. Carry a reusable water bottle

  • 5. Drink one glass of water before each meal

  • 6.  Use a tracker app

Ways to feel less thirsty while fasting

  • Don't drink too much at meal

  • Avoid salty food

  • Avoid caffeine

  • Avoid sweating to avoid thirst

  • Reduce sweet foods and drinks

Thanks to HealthMatch staff and Medical Reviewer

Samantha O’Toole, MS, RD

Samantha is a Registered Dietitian and has a Bachelor of Nutrition and Dietetics and a Master of Integrative and Functional Nutrition.

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