Association between water consumption and body weight outcomes: a systematic review.

  title={Association between water consumption and body weight outcomes: a systematic review.},
  author={Rebecca Muckelbauer and Giselle Sarganas and Anke Gr{\"u}neis and Jacqueline M{\"u}ller-Nordhorn},
  journal={The American journal of clinical nutrition},
  volume={98 2},
BACKGROUND Drinking water is often applied as a dietary means for weight loss and overweight/obesity prevention, but no evidence-based recommendation exists for this indication. OBJECTIVE We summarized the existing evidence on the association between water consumption and body weight outcomes in adults of any body weight status. DESIGN In a systematic review, we retrieved studies from 4 electronic databases (MEDLINE, EMBASE, CINAHL, and COCHRANE), cross-references by PubMed functions and… 

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