Tom Brady claims hydration prevents sunburns

The NFL star's comments quickly garnered backlash on social media, with many questioning the science behind his claims.
1:52 | 09/22/17

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We are back now with our big board and Amy and I were just talking about football. Yeah, we were. We do it all the time. Yes, we do. A new headline about Tom Brady. The patriots quarterback has a new book called "The tb 12 method". He talks about diet and exercise but what he says about avoiding sunburns, well, that is raising quite a few eyebrows and T.J. Holmes is the perfect person to handle this. Most stay in the shade and put on a hat. He says drink water. Forget spf. You need H2. 0. He says this has worked for him and attributes the fact he does not get sunburned to consumer so much water. Water during the day. I mean I dafk a lot of water. I get sunburned and I remember the first time, what is going on? I didn't expect this. How much water does he drink every day compared to the average -- It's a lot of water. They will tell you generally speaking 64 ounces of water is what you're looking at varying on height, weight and your lifestyle. He drinks all that and he drinks this and he drinks this. Oh, my. My man drinks 300 ounces on an aive day. That's 2 1/2 gallons of water. Not something recommended for most people to do but he says this is what works for him. How is that equated to not getting a sunburn? It doesn't equate at all. Okay, remember, this is Tom Brady. He has qb next to his name not ph.d. Or M.D. Whatever is working for him works just fine and there is no scientific evidence out there that points to hydration keeping you from getting sunburned. We did reach out to the publisher and did not get a comment. I tell you what, spf 50 works too. I wonder if he can sleep throughout the night without

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