The body stores protein. When dieting or on a low calorie program, the body creates excess uric acid which can lead to kidney stones. Drinking lots of water dilutes your urine, stops hunger and can create a sensation of being full.
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i drink one 8 oz glass of water before I put any food in my mouth. Makes me fill fuller quicker and I notice I am not hungry after eating my small meals or snacks. I never get headaches anymore ( dehydration is the number one reason for headaches) and I don't get thirsty anymore either ( which is your bodies way of telling you are already dehydrated) Water is a huge help for many things!!
It seems the more I drink water the less I want to eat food. Whenever I feel hungry I down two or three glasses of water. Granted, it only keeps me satiated for 40 minutes or so but that means just drink more water. I also COMPLETELY STOPPED drinking diet soda. I only had two a day but I found that I craved sugars more whenever my main beverage was a sweet one.
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