Sip Tips: 5 Ways to Use Water for Weight Loss

You’ve probably already heard that drinking water helps you lose weight, but do you know why? Research suggests that drinking 8-to-10 glasses of water (8 fluid-ounces each) a day can boost metabolism and suppress appetite. Here, how to optimize water’s weight loss potential:

Make H2O your beverage of choice. Thanks to sugary sodas, juices, alcohol, and other beverages, Americans typically ingest about 500 liquid calories a day. Replacing those fluids with water not only helps your body stay hydrated, it can save calories and money and even help protect and clean your teeth.

Jazz it up. If you think water tastes boring, add a slice of lemon. A glass of water with lemon is a recipe for successful weight loss because of pectin fiber, which can help reduce hunger.

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July 15, 2016 Weight Management

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