Get your Health question answered in 3 easy steps
A Doctor will be with you shortly
Ask a Doctor Now
185 Doctors are Online

Consumption of water while eating - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
User rating for this question
Very Good Posted in: General Health
Answered by

General & Family Physician
Practicing since : 2004
Answered : 1722 Questions
User :   hello doctor
Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you?
Doctor :   please proceed with your health query
User :   drinking water immediatelty after that right?
User :   or wwrong?
User :   should we have to drink water before having food?
Doctor :   ok
User :   or we can drink after having
User :   food
Doctor :   it is advised to drink water after 5 minutes gap
User :   ok...thank u...may i know the reaosn?
User :   reason?
Doctor :   it helps in pushing food down
User :   ok doctor....thank you...
Doctor :   helps in proper mixing of food in stomach for digestion and breakdown
Doctor :   and it helps in aiding body to absorb the nutrients from the food into your body system
Doctor :   is there anything else i can help you with?
User :   thank you doctor...
User :   just i wanted to know that
User :   thanks a lot
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting HealthcareMagic. Bye for now. Please refer your friends to our service.
Doctor :   Please chat with our doctors 24/7 for medical queries.
User :   sure
User :   doctor
© Ebix, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
All the information, content and live chat provided on the site is intended to be for informational purposes only, and not a substitute for professional or medical advice. You should always speak with your doctor before you follow anything that you read on this website. Any health question asked on this site will be visible to the people who browse this site. Hence, the user assumes the responsibility not to divulge any personally identifiable information in the question. Use of this site is subject to our Terms & Conditions
Already Rated.
Your rating:

Ask a Doctor