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elida

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S: 13st0lb C: 10st10lb G: 10st3lb BMI: 23.5 Loss: 2st4lb(17.58%)
#1
that we are not allowed to have more than 2 litres of liquids??

from chat:
why should we only drink 1.5 lt of water, in all other diets it is encouraged to drink lots of water, specially in a high protein diet...
sonja : Hi again Violeta! Actually it's from 1.5 litres of fluids (in case of water retention) to 2 litres per day no more no less. This is the correct amount for your kidneys to work enough to eliminate, but not too much. Have a nice evening!

I drink way more than 2 litres... :rolleyes:
 
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S: 13st0lb C: 11st3lb G: 10st10lb BMI: 22.5 Loss: 1st11lb(13.74%)
#3
Oh that is interesting. I vaguely recall the book saying you shouldn't drink too much, but didn't realise they considered more than 2 litres too much!
 

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S: 141kg C: 49.9kg G: 36.3kg BMI: 17.7 Loss: 91.1kg(64.62%)
#5
It's 29°C at the moment here daytimes, and 20°C at night - I must be at 4L (minimum)
 
S: 11st12lb C: 11st8lb G: 11st0lb BMI: 26.1 Loss: 0st4lb(2.41%)
#6
I think their being a bit over the top setting an upper limit at 2 litres!

Water intoxication is real (and does kill about 10 people a year, mostly runners) but it seems to happen when people drink 6 - 8 litres in a few hours.

The actor Anthony Andrews almost died of water intoxication a few years ago - he was in a coma for days.
 
S: 12st11lb C: 12st3lb G: 9st7lb BMI: 31.3 Loss: 0st8lb(4.47%)
#7
I've actually switched to decaf tea as was feeling guilty about not getting enough plain water... don't feel so bad now :)
 


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