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Posted by: sunshine | 2006/10/26

refrigirated or tap water?

Hi Doc as you know that water improves weight loss is it ok if i drink refrigirated water cause it is so so HOT? is there any difference between refrigirated and tap water?or they both do the same job?

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Dear Sunshine
You can drink water at any temperature you like. Here is my reply to another Reader which you should keep in mind: Drinking water in quantities of about 4-6 glasses a day is an excellent habit, but a) this does not actually cause you to lose any body fat, and b) if you overdo your water intake you may develop electrolyte imbalances as excessive water intake washes important minerals like potassium, sodium, magnesium and calcium out of the body. To lose weight you need to basically change your lifestyle. Reduce your energy intake by eating an energy-reduced, low-fat, high-fibre diet (click on 'Diet' at the top of this page, 'Weight loss', ‘Balanced diet' and then on 'Slimming Diet' for a copy of such a diet), and increasing your energy output by doing regular exercise (running, jogging, skipping, cycling, swimming, join a gym or Walk for Life).
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DietDoc

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Posted by: Caja | 2006/10/26

I once heard that the colder the water, the more energy your body uses to make adjust it to body temperature.

SO BRING ON THE ICE WATER!!!!

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