Health Benefits of Drinking Water
Written by: Patrick Randolph, Ph.D.
Date updated: 3/10/2021
Drink some water, especially before meals
Drinking enough water can have numerous benefits.
Surprisingly, it can boost the number of calories you burn.
The optimal time to drink it is before meals. One study showed that downing 2.1 cups (500 ml) of water 30 minutes before each meal increased weight loss by 44% (37).