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Consumption of water while eating - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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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
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User :   sure
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