Are there health benefits to drinking a gallon of water every day?

Dr. Jen Ashton answers viewers’ questions about health, nutrition and COVID-19.
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Transcript for Are there health benefits to drinking a gallon of water every day?
And got back to back with us now as a new round of medical questions that you are asking let's start with this should I still. Get vaccinated if I have antibodies from an increase in cove at nineteen infection watch. Short answer absolutely and the reason the CDC is recommending this is because they've done studies on people who were naturally infected with covad nineteen. They get a good antibody level a good immune response and then people who are naturally infected. Who were vaccinated. They get a better and to body responds with a so called. These cells and T cells so again if you can wait ninety days if you've known you've had an actual infection. But the recommendation. Is to still get vaccinated it's better protection and it may last longer my next question. Are there actual health benefits to drinking a gallon of water every day this is so controversial and you guys know I did a hydration challenge for this very reason. Look if people don't drink enough water of Corsican have negative effects on their health it may be subtle or it may be more serious people who drink. Enough water and again that we'll differ based on your activity level your age your size your weight. Date they tend to feel better less headaches less hunger for skin might look a little more hydrated. Better for kidney health but again don't overdo it you can drink too much water so around two leaders today for a woman is kind of what you should shoot for. I am like camel how many leaders and a gallon I was just. We aren't yeah. Full I didn't wanna sound silly you look we'll bring you worry thing I got company ago yeah. You go by leaders in Madison so the bottles you buy we'll have milliliters on them 1000 milliliters is a leader. In a gallon that's what the hoping that really helped me. You can you folks that Mittal thing here at our statement to the question. We've got dressed and about gallons of leaders owners to grab a doctor ZA has sent.

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