Water Can Be a Way to Lose Weight Part 3

As we’ve been reporting, the latest weight-loss trick to boost PCOS health may be as simple as gulping down a couple of glasses of water before you eat.

A new study found that middle-aged and older adults who drank two cups of water before each meal consumed fewer calories and lost more weight than those who skipped drinking water.

One of the most vexing issues with dieting, however, is how difficult it is to keep the weight off long-term, said study lead author Brenda Davy, an associated professor of human nutrition, foods and exercise at Virginia Tech.

After the 12 weeks of the study were up, Professor Davy and her colleagues continued to follow the participants’ weight progress. After one year, preliminary data showed that those who still drank water before meals not only kept those pounds off but even continued to lose weight – about 1.5 pounds on average.

Drinking pre-meal water comes with a caveat, however: it may only work if you’re middle-aged or older.

Prior research has shown that, in those aged 18 to 35, drinking water before the meal did not cause them to eat fewer calories at the meal. That could be because water begins to leave the stomach almost immediately in younger people. It takes longer in older people for the stomach to empty, which may be why the water helps them feel fuller and less hungry.

Next Steps

Becoming victorious over the symptoms of Polycystic Ovary Syndrome is not easy, but you can overcome your PCOS symptoms to live the life you deserve.

It takes strength, courage, and perseverance. It can be challenging and that’s why Insulite Health created this website. It's has information and resources that will help you balance your hormones and reverse PCOS symptoms.

So take these next steps now! Use the links below to learn how to make the changes that will transform your health and your life forever.

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