20 Reasons Why You Just Can’t Lose Weight Yet
Reason #11: You’re not drinking water
Choosing the right foods and quantities to eat is essential for a successful weight loss journey. However, weight loss means so much more than the foods we eat! In fact, some of the simplest habits can have a huge positive impact – like drinking water has.
During this weight loss study from the journal Obesity, a group of participants drank 17 ounces (half a liter) of water 30 minutes before each meal. After the 12-week trial period, the group who drank water lost 44% more weight than those who didn’t! Isn’t that insane?
If you want to know more about the science behind drinking water for weight loss, our post right here explains it in detail.
The simplest way to implement this habit is to keep a large glass of water nearby so you’ll always remember to drink it!