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Why do people say drink ALOT of water when on a diet?


Asked by Anonymous at 3:53 PM on Feb. 12, 2009 in Diet & Fitness

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Answers (8)
  • Your body is estimated to be about 60 to 70 percent water. Blood is mostly water, and your muscles, lungs, and brain all contain a lot of water. Your body needs water to regulate body temperature and to provide the means for nutrients to travel to all your organs. Water also transports oxygen to your cells, removes waste, and protects your joints and organs.

    Answer by determind at 9:10 PM on Feb. 12, 2009

  • Because it fills up your stomach & makes you feel full.

    Answer by INDIANAMOM at 3:54 PM on Feb. 12, 2009

  • the more hydrated you are the less you will retain water weight.

    Answer by Duckieglc at 3:55 PM on Feb. 12, 2009

  • I agree with both posts and als you won't be drinking soda or something with empty calories.

    Answer by ria7 at 3:56 PM on Feb. 12, 2009

  • Well, in North America, approximately 50% of the time when you feel hungry, you're actually thirsty. We don't drink near enough water as a society and we tend to fill the gap with food rather than water. If you actually do manage to get enough to drink, you're less likely to over eat.

    Answer by ANGIE409 at 4:09 PM on Feb. 12, 2009

  • It also flushes out toxins from your system.

    Answer by peppermintmocha at 5:46 PM on Feb. 12, 2009

  • it helps clean out the bad toxins that can build up in your system

    Answer by Katiebears89 at 5:48 PM on Feb. 12, 2009

  • It keeps your colon clean. Your colon can hold so much bulk that it can add inches to the mid section. It also keeps your kidneys and bladder clear.

    Answer by lifeasinoit at 8:31 PM on Feb. 12, 2009