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Does water make you gain weight?

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September 06, 2009 5:38AM

Water weighs a little over 8lbs per gallon. Drinking water will make you weigh more, but not gain weight. It is actually an important part of losing weight. Water has many benefits to keeping your body in good working order as well. There are no calories in water, but some minerals. No calories means that it can't cause you to gain weight. Any water you drink will eventually either rehydrate you or be run through your kidneys and be expelled. Drink as much as you comfortably can. It's good for you.