Reality Check: While chugging water and running to and from the bathroom go hand in hand, chugging water and weight loss do not. “Drinking water does not guarantee weight loss—especially if you’re still eating an unhealthy, high-calorie diet,” says Lisa Moskovitz, RD, founder of Manhattan-based private practice, The NY Nutrition Group. But that doesn’t mean you should stop running to the water cooler. “Staying hydrated throughout the day is a great habit to maintain for good health, it’s just not the only change you’ll need to make for permanent weight loss,” Moskovitz adds. Not sure what else you should do to get trim? Check out our 200 Best Weight Loss Tips.
This article was originally published February 2, 2016.