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It Is OK to Drink Water While Eating

You Asked: Drinking Water While Eating — Good or Bad?

Hey Fit,
I have been trying to drink more water daily and have been drinking with meals too. I have heard, but can't remember where that drinking while eating disrupts the digestion process and even decreases the nutritional value of food. Is that true?
Watered Down?

Great question! Many people feel that drinking water while eating will dilute the acids in their stomach and interfere with the breaking down of food.

To see if this is true,

Drinking water during a meal does not disrupt digestion. It doesn't dilute digestive juices or interfere with the breaking down of nutrients. In fact, water, and other liquids actually help break down the food in your stomach and keep your digestive system on track. So drink up!


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