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RRAYNER Posts: 1,063
4/24/13 10:01 A

emoticon Up here in Northern Illinois we're just waiting for the sun to shine so we can make some delicious sun tea. Hope you're still enjoying SP. emoticon

DEBBY4576 Posts: 6,384
5/12/12 5:30 P

They use to say you couldn't count anything but water as your water. Now experts are changing that.

LUANN_IN_PA Posts: 21,351
5/10/12 7:05 P

"If you drink 8 glasses of tea you will be very dehydrated. "

VERY dehydrated? What size are those glasses, and what kind of tea???

I drink about 1/2 gallon of black tea a day, and I am not dehydrated at all.

Edited by: LUANN_IN_PA at: 5/10/2012 (19:07)
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5/10/12 5:36 P

Tea is a mild diuretic- so you don't get the effects of water. I love tea also, but I limit my intake to 1-2 glasses a day- If you drink 8 glasses of tea you will be very dehydrated. Water fills you up, but it also hydrates you tissue. Your body works better when hydrated.
The way I started to drink water is I used mostly water and put in some flavorings- like lemon or lime- or herbs- mint, etc to give it a flavor kick.

LUANN_IN_PA Posts: 21,351
5/8/12 5:22 P

Tea counts... as long as you don't add calories... no matter HOW you make it.

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5/8/12 2:40 P

Can sun tea take the place of water intake??

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