Well, Dear Reader, After drinking 3 12 oz glasses of water yesterday morning and feeling as though my back teeth were floating away, I decided to measure 160ml of water. Guess what, 4 x 160ml is equal to 2 1/2 cups of water. How much water does your favorite drinking glass hold? Mine holds 2 cups when I fill it to the top. It turns out that this Japanese health measure is already part of my daily routine with a few tweaks. I need to drink 1 1/2 glasses of water in my favorite glass (not full to over flowing). This works out to the recommended 4 x 160ml. Take a few minutes to figure this out for yourself.
The next step is to wait 45 minutes before eating. Hardly a problem since I usually exercise for 45 minutes before eating breakfast. Add a cup of tea to lunch and supper and this isn't such a major shift. It's the 2 hours of no eating or drinking that will be the hardest to observe, since I tend to sip water or tea all day long.
Let me know how it goes for you.
Betsy Bell's Health4U
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