Our expert says:
As an adult you need about 2,5 litres of liquid a day - you are already drinking 1,5 L plus say 750 ml = 2.25 L per day, so you only need to have one more cup of liquid to reach your required volume. Excessive water intake leads to electrolyte imbalances (loss of vital minerals like potassium, sodium, magnesium and even calcium through urination) which can paradoxically cause water retention which will make you weigh more. Use a low-fat diet and daily exercise to lose that weight.
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