Posts Tagged ‘water’

Research Shows Water Is More Important Than Food

April 1, 2022 — New research today tells us that water is more important than food for good health. Scientists from the Westphal Academy for Systematic Study of Exogenous Rehydration (WASSER) hailed it as a “landmark.” The study was a three-arm, randomized crossover study. It appears today in the American Journal of Food Policy. In a random order, 100 […]

Drink More Water, Lose More Weight?

March 11, 2017 — Drink more water, Michelle Obama told us in the Let’s Move! campaign. She wasn’t the first with that advice. It’s everywhere. The presumption is that water can substitute for sweetened beverages, fill you up, and help you lose or maintain a lower weight. Thankfully, Julia Wong and colleagues from Boston Children’s Hospital tested that advice. […]

No, Water Is Not “The New Secret to Losing Weight”

July 14, 2016 — Repeating a pattern that is all too common, researchers at the University of Michigan have trolled through NHANES data and found a correlation between hydration and obesity. They published it in the Annals of Family Practice. They handed out a press release. And voilà! CNN and others are reporting on a “new secret to losing weight.” Never […]

Water Spouts to the Top of the Beverage List

May 21, 2013 — Good-bye, soda. Hello, water. Sitting atop Beverage Digest’s recently-released annual rankings of America’s most consumed drinks was a old favorite: water. Carbonated soft drinks, which have enjoyed the #1 spot since the 1980s, fell to #2. In its heyday, soda was consumed by Americans at a rate of 54 gallons per year versus just 42 […]