Jake: Hey, I’m Jake of Body by Jake with your nutrition tip of the day. Dr. P is with us and you always know, we answer your most frequently asked questions. This one comes from Jim and Meryl and they have a question. This is this is an interesting one, why is water important for weight loss?
Dr. Pr.: I have so many folks that I talk to on a daily basis that are stuck in that place of “I’m not dropping weight I’m trying to stay on my foods as best I can” and they’re forgetting one important aspect of nutrient patterning and that’s water consumption.
As we drink water we create perspiration and sweat. Right now you and I are perspiring, as we drink water it circulates through us, we create perspiration and sweat and that perspiration and sweat regulates your body temperature.
Let’s say your water’s low and you cannot regulate body temperature through perspiration and sweat properly. Your body’s smart – it’s very efficient so it senses this traumatic thing that goes on and it says don’t worry I’m gonna protect you so now your body will adapt and it will hoard and collect and hoard and collects what is most calorically dense that’s fat. 9 calories per gram. Now our body will start to store fat underneath our skin to act as insulation to control temperature so if your water is low you hoard fat. Your foods are perfect and your water is low still hard fat water runs the show water always water runs the show.
Jake: You got it Dr. P as always! Well done. Drink your water!
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