52 Little Changes For Big Weight Loss Results - Tip #37 - Drink Water Before Meals
Tuesday, July 31, 2012
Forget about crash diets and killing yourself with exercise -- these small steps can help you lose weight in a big way - from www.ivillage.com/52-litt
Tip 37 is,
Drink Water Before Meals
Believe it or not, drinking water can be more effective than diet pills when it comes to weight loss. A 2008 study published in the Journal of the American Dietetic Association found that drinking 16 ounces of water 30 minutes before a meal helped participants eat about 13 percent less. "A lot of people can confuse hunger with thirst, so regularly sipping on water can help keep hunger and cravings at bay," says Batayneh. "And if you get bored with water, try sipping on green tea or water with a fresh fruit or vegetable slice."
"Pure water is the world's first and foremost medicine." ~ Slovakian Proverb
"I believe that water is the only drink for a wise man." ~ Henry David Thoreau