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How the Body Mistakes Hunger for Thirst

Thirst occurs when your body needs water. When you do not drink enough water, your body receives mixed signals on hunger. Dehydration causes you to believe you need to eat when you really need liquid intake. Sometimes you eat food out of boredom. Keeping track of what you drink and eat will hel...

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Dehydration: Not just a summer thing

Most of us think of dehydration as a summer problem. The days are longer (and warmer!), and you're sweating more. To compensate, you drink more water and eat water-rich fruits and vegetables. You also go to the gym when it's too hot to complete an outdoor workout. ...

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If you're counting calories, think before taking that next drink. It could have more calories than your favorite dessert. A cocktail before dinner or a glass or two of wine with the meal is so common that some people don't even give it a second thought. But if you're trying to watch calories, here is something to think about befor...

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