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View Poll Results: How do you feel about water?
I love it and don't have to add anything to it to enjoy it 23 79.31%
I'd rather drink soda, but water is healthier, so I force myself to drink it 6 20.69%
Voters: 29. You may not vote on this poll

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Old 03-25-2011, 04:33 PM
 
Location: Atlanta, GA
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I do like fruit juice - I have pretty much cut that out since my doc said I needed to control blood sugar and since I started following Weight Watchers.
I like juice too. I can't start my day without half a glass of freshly squeezed orange juice - I figure half a glass a day won't kill me, especially since I don't like fruit.
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Old 03-25-2011, 10:51 PM
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Location: Beautiful Spokane!
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As long as it is free of FLUORIDATION that the government adds and fairly pure......then yes, I likes me some water.
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Old 03-27-2011, 09:02 PM
 
Location: East Valley, AZ
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Ice water freak here. I love me a huge glass of ice water any time of the day. Being in Arizona makes it even more enjoyable
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Old 03-27-2011, 09:15 PM
 
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I enjoy pop, juice, coffee and tea, but can also enjoy water without anything added.
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Old 03-27-2011, 09:27 PM
 
Location: Tucson, Arizona
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I drink it all the time and have for many years now. I can honestly say other than a drop of OJ in the AM, and a cup of Diet Cranberry Pomegranite juice each day I drink nothing but water. I never get a soda with a sandwich or a meal when Im out somewhere. I always ask for water.
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Old 03-27-2011, 10:28 PM
 
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I drink about 2 gallons a day.
I really do.

Starts as soon as I wake up. One huge glass. Ends right before I go to bed.
No, I don't have to wake up in the middle of the night to pee either.
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Old 03-28-2011, 01:55 PM
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Location: Friendly Hills of Whittier & DTLA
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Only if I'm really dying of thirst (really hot days or excersing & craving it) that I love water (icy cold ofcourse), I also love bubbles in mine, w/a slice a lemon, I know its good for you, but tell my brain that....but I wouldn't waste money on that water enhancer....what a rip!
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Old 03-28-2011, 02:39 PM
 
Location: Holmdel, NJ
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from a diet perspective, if i want to consume more calories from sugar or fat then id prefer to do it with food.
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Old 03-29-2011, 10:34 AM
 
Location: Brooklyn New York
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I drink water becaus eit is better for you, then when I do have a glass of soda, it actually feels heavy, and cant finish the whole glass, so I guess that is a good thing.


but I only like room temperature water, I do not cold water.
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Old 03-31-2011, 10:36 PM
 
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Someone emailed me this recently - interesting but not sure if it's true -

Drinking Water
(A Dr. Oz item of interest)

Another little tidbit that was news to me. I always knew one should drink a lot of water,

but who knew that the timing affected things?
Drinking water at the correct timemaximizes its effectivenesson the Human body:

2 glasses of water after waking up helps activate internal organs
1 glass of water 30 minutes before a meal - helps digestion

1 glass of water before taking a bath - helps lower blood pressure

1 glass of water before going to bed - avoids stroke or heart attack
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