Nutri­tion News

Oxygen - - Con­tents - By Jessie R. Shafer, RD

We feed your need to know what to eat.

Peo­ple who boosted their con­sump­tion of wa­ter by one, two or three cups daily de­creased their to­tal calo­rie in­take by 68 to 205 calo­ries a day, low­ered their sodium in­take by 780 to 2,350 mil­ligrams, and took in less grams of sugar and choles­terol, as well. The re­sults of the new study out of the Univer­sity of Illi­nois, Ur­bana-Cham­paign, ex­am­ined the di­ets of more than 18,000 U.S. adults and found that the im­pact of drink­ing plain wa­ter was sim­i­lar across all races, ed­u­ca­tion lev­els and body­weights. So drink an ex­tra glass of wa­ter with each meal, and think of the fluid as na­ture’s medicine to weight loss, health and longevity.

Don’t lety­our­self

ed! de­hy­drat get ex­tra Drink an

cups two to three

less work­outs for

than an hour.

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