You have probably heard it a million times: Drink more water. Drink water to prevent dehydration. Drink water before a meal to prevent overeating. But recent research has linked drinking water with preference for healthier foods. Researchers at the University of Oregon found that participants were more likely to choose raw fruits and vegetables when they drank water with their meal. Both kids and adults were also more likely to choose foods high in salt and calories when they had sweetened beverages, like soda. Next time you are out at a restaurant, ask for water and see what impact it has on your meal.
More H20 May Be the Way to Go
Submitted by Jeatwell on May 29, 2012 - 11:10pm
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