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Drinking A Glass Of Water Before Every Meal


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This helps me stay full. I do not over eat emoticon

It could be cold or room temp. I like it cold.
- Submitted by NAUTICALAKES232 7/5/2011 in Healthy Eating | 9 Comments
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ROSE21461 7/11/2011 2:49:00 PM

    You must be careful about dilution of stomach acids and digestive enzymes, making it harder to digest the food you have eaten. Make sure if you drink your glass of water before a meal that you wait about 20-30 minutes before eating (and the same amount of time afterwards). A small amount of liquids (water or otherwise) drank during your meal is fine, just don't overdo it.
AYANGAAL 7/5/2011 12:47:00 PM

    I find this incredibly helpful too! The trick is remembering to do it when I'm really hungry :P
MOMMYOF3_2011 6/23/2012 4:55:00 PM

    I drink water during meals. Is this ok?? I heard there could be digestion problems?? I can like a coffee cup full of water and just sip on it while eating!
FSJR66 12/7/2011 10:11:00 AM

    I'll try it!
CJOHNSTON2001 7/11/2011 4:37:00 PM

    I already am a big water drinker and I think it really does help,plus the water is so importance for our body,skin,inside and out. emoticon emoticon
NMYHILL 7/11/2011 3:22:00 PM

    Good idea..@minkabonet - If you follow the recommended portions (1/2 plate fruits/veggies 1/4 carbs 1/4 meat) under eating should not be a problem.
DMT1956 7/6/2011 4:51:00 AM

    this is a good one i try to remember.
MINKABONET 7/5/2011 5:03:00 PM

    The only problem here is risk of under-eating, which can be as problematic as over-eating, from a general health perspective.
BEVIAM 7/5/2011 4:57:00 PM

    I have added this to my meals also. I am raising my grand daughter. We both do this. before meals. and keep a 32 oz dink of water with us all the time. It has really helped us both with our journey.

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