Do you sip or chug water? This may sound like an odd question but apparently it does make a difference on your body.
My son is in stage 3 kidney disease and must drink at least 2.5 if not 3 liters a day. It’s not an easy expectation to meet every day. He tries to meet the requirements but often comes up short.
Last week he stopped sipping and started chugging bottles of water. He discovered that he could manage it better if he just chugged it and guess what…his creatinine levels that week were the best they have been in a while. His doctor asked if he was doing something different. He said, “I’m chugging it!” There was no response so he has continued to do it that way.
Out of curiosity I googled, “Is it better to sip or chug water,” and to my surprise I found articles written about it. Here is the best one which sides with sipping. It explains why sipping is better for the body.
It makes sense what they are saying but I think I’m going to let my son keep chugging water for a while. It seems to be helping him.
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