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Drinking water immediately after food - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Digestion and Bowels
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User :   hi
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help you?
User :   is it harmfull to take more than 1 glass of water immediately after taking food
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   No
Doctor :   it is not harmful
Doctor :   But having water is good for health
Doctor :   atleast 2 to 3 litres for normal adult per day
User :   i had my friend saying that drinking water will dilute the digestion process and shud avoid water. is it true
User :   that is after taking food he told we shud avoid water for atleast half hour if so can take small amt only he told thats why i asked
Doctor :   It would not be a problem drinking water
Doctor :   after food
Doctor :   You can take a glass or two
Doctor :   after food
User :   thank u so much sir
Doctor :   but the body adjusts to the amount of intake
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