Friday Favorites: Optimizing Water Intake to Lose Weight

Drink two cups of cold water on an empty stomach a few times a day for weight loss.

I mentioned my Evidence-Based Weight Loss talk ( ).

Too good to be true? No. For more on water and weight loss, check out:
• How to Get the Weight Loss Benefits of Ephedra Without the Risks ( )
• The Effect of Drinking Water on Adrenal Hormones ( )
• What Is the Safest Metabolism Booster? ( )

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-Michael Greger, MD FACLM

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    Great info again thanks😊

  • @Mercury-Wells says:

    boof it

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    Think I need a nephrologist. My internist has advised me oppositional.. Thank you for heads up!.

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  • @Bob-2023 says:

    I thought I heard years ago that drinking ice water can have a negative effect on our stomach (glands, digestive enzymes, hydrochloric acid, or something)…? There’s also blood vessel constriction, which effects digestion. I likely no problem occasionally, but many people (at least that I know in America) drink ice drinks habitually, or basically ‘all the time’, and the bodies constant attempt to maintain equilibrium would seem to not be healthy. Anyone seen any science in this area?

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  • @-Kerstin says:

    The sentence highlighted 5:41 was completely correct. Your “correction” is what made it false. The amount of bs americans do to avoid admitting that the word kilo is exactly synonymous to ‘1000’ is strange. It has meant exactly that for thousands of years. That Bill Gates keeps calling 1024 for kilo is also very annoying.

  • @Tanya.Littlejohn says:

    There is a lot to unpack in this video info-wise (I must have excitedly and happily exclaimed “WHAT???!!!” 10 times at the screen) but I kinda got caught up at first in the “toilet-water drinking dead guy”, so I may have to watch this video about 25 times. Thanks for this, ’bout to test it out. 😀

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