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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

- Submitted by JMURPHY73 4/29/2010 in Weight Loss | 8 Comments
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HOPE2BE 5/2/2010 9:35:00 AM

    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.
BABYDOLL41080 5/1/2010 11:06:00 AM

    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
IMAGINARYDREAMS 4/30/2010 6:21:00 PM

    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.
SUNRISE14 4/30/2010 7:05:00 AM

    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
TENNESSEAN 4/30/2010 7:02:00 AM

    I have heard that also and just the other day as a matter of fact? emoticon
SONYALATRECE 4/30/2010 12:14:00 AM

    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!
CADEYSMOM 4/29/2010 10:44:00 PM

    you loose the weight cause your too busy running to the potty lol
NAVYGIRLTAM 4/29/2010 10:41:00 PM

    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!)

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