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I have read in 3 different places that instead of drinking 8 glasses of water a day you should drink half of your body weight. For example if you weigh 160lbs you should drink 80oz of water which is about 10 glasses of water a day to shed those unwanted pounds. emoticon

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  • I weigh in the 200's and I drink 80 glasses of water a day. I don't think I can drink more than that. I go to the bathroom a lot. - by HOPE2BE
  • what your talking about is water intoxication and its not how much you drink- but how fast you drink it. Its very possible to drink to much water but intoxication would be very unlikely - by BABYDOLL41080
  • IMAGINARYDREAMS
    I've heard this too. But you do get a lot of water through the foods you eat so it isn't necessary to try to drink ALLL the water. - by IMAGINARYDREAMS
  • I have also heard you can drink to much water and drown in your own fluids!I'll stick with the 8 glasses thats hard enough for me but thanks for the tip! emoticon - by SUNRISE14
  • TENNESSEAN
    I have heard that also and just the other day as a matter of fact? emoticon - by TENNESSEAN
  • WHAT? As a teacher, itr seems using the potty is a priviledge, so I'd really be royalty if I followed this method, not to mention drowning! - by SONYALATRECE
  • CADEYSMOM
    you loose the weight cause your too busy running to the potty lol - by CADEYSMOM
  • NAVYGIRLTAM
    80oz water? I think the reason a person loses weight is because there's no room for food!!! If I drank that much water, my teeth would be floating! (or I'd get no work due to potty breaks all day long!)
    emoticon - by NAVYGIRLTAM

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