Tag: water

Here are two reasons behind the obesity epidemic you may never have heard of.

Here are two reasons behind the obesity epidemic you may never have heard of. What do you think of when obesity comes to mind? People overeating?  Poorly choosing what to eat?  Not getting enough exercise?  Poor gut health? An article recently published in The conversation Health and Medicine suggest that it may be as simple as salt and water. According to the author, a desert sand rat may hold important clues as to why not enough water combined with too much salt results in obesity. Could this be why so many diets have us drinking so much water?   For those Read More »

What is the correct amount of drinking water for you?

What is the correct amount of drinking water for you? Do you consume the correct amount of drinking water?    Many of us have heard the idea that 8 glasses of water a day is what we all need.   Perhaps one size doesn’t fit all? Does a small person need as much as a tall or large person? If you eat foods naturally filled with water such as lettuce or fruits, do you still need as much water? I just began a diet based on science, faith, and easy principles called Noom.   The great thing about the program is it Read More »

Healthy Facts About Water You Should Know

Here are some healthy water facts you need to know about. Whenever I walk into a room to treat a patient, I have a water bottle with me to keep me hydrated. I advise all our patients to drink plenty of water during the day to avoid some of the effects of dehydration such as pain and hunger pangs (yes, hunger pangs). Of course, proper water intake is also important for your blood pressure and to avoid certain diseases that seem to be more common in those of us who do not drink enough. We have moved away from the Read More »