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SPARKBJOK SparkPoints: (143,118)
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2/16/13 12:09 P

Definitely don't count that water.

SAKURABLOSSOM9 Posts: 524
2/16/13 11:47 A

No you would not count that. Cooking water evaporates a portion of the water added to food. Also most foods actually contain water in them. The recommended 8 cups of water is on top of any water consumed through food because it is near impossible to track.

BEANBYDESIGN SparkPoints: (31,283)
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2/16/13 9:45 A

Personally, I never count the water that goes in my oatmeal, because I figure some of it probably evaporates in the heating process, so I don't really know how much water I'm actually getting out of eating the oatmeal. Besides, I figure it's better to drink more water rather than less, so why count the water in food and skip out on an actual glass of water?

TAMMYSUE21 Posts: 326
2/16/13 9:03 A

Good morning! I had oatmeal made with 1 cup of water this morning. Do I count that in my count for water? TIA!

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