It has often been recommended in popular weight-loss programs that overweight and obese individuals hoping to shed unwanted pounds should drink more water.
As is often the case, the evidence base behind this recommendation was rather scant.
Fortunately, a study published in the journal Obesity suggests the recommendation may be quite sound.
In the study, researchers randomly split overweight or obese older men and women into two groups.
The first was put on a hypocaloric diet – meaning they were eating fewer calories than the energy they were expending.
Excerpted from dailymail.co.uk