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Drinking two cups of water before all three meals helped dieters lose weight and keep it off, according to Brenda Davy, a nutrition researcher at Virginia Tech in Blacksburg.
However, the study focused on older adults, between the ages of 55-75. Whereas experiments on younger adults failed to find the same effect.
From my own experience, I’ve spoken with people who drink lots of water all day. I suspect adding a little more water won’t be as beneficial. However, I have spoken with people who don’t drink water at all. Instead, they drink coffee, soda, juice, etc… For these people, adding water before meals would be extremely beneficial.
I’ve implemented my own system based on this study that has proven beneficial. If I am hungry, I drink a cup of water and wait ten minutes. Often, I am no longer hungry.
If I am about to eat a meal, I drink two cups of water. I find that I eat less and digest better. Since I am not much of a water drinker, I get it over with quickly and guz