KFB Health Talk! How Water-diet Can Prevent Or Reduce Pot-belly

Mrs Gbemisola Adeyefa, a public health nurse and weight management
expert at the University College Hospital, (UCH), Ibadan, says a special
water diet can prevent or reduce pot belly.

Adeyefa said in Ibadan  that an average person needs up to eight glasses of water a day.

She said drinking water and eating watery foods like water melon and greens as well as vegetables have enormous health benefits.

“To prevent pot belly, I will advise people to follow the water diet recipe which is used all over the world.

“We need to add freshly grated ginger, medium-sized cucumber, thinly sized lemon into two litres of water. “Combine all ingredients into a large plastic can and allow the flavours
to blend overnight in the refrigerator. Drink the entire water by the
end of each day,” she said.   Adeyefa said that if this was done daily and consistently, belly fat would be considerably reduced.   She enjoined Nigerians to also pay special attention to their intake of
fattening foods, saying this may not make the water diet and therapy to
be effective. 

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