Just learned that water has zero calories – then what is water weight? What does it look like, and how do you know if you have water weight?
What Is Water Weight And What Does It Look Like?
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Water weight means you have water retention in your body. You know it’s water weight when you gained it over a short period of time – so, if you gained around one to five pounds overnight. Another sign of water retention is swollen extremities (hands and feet) – so, if your ring suddenly won’t fit or if your socks feel tighter and you see sock imprints on your feet long after you’ve removed them.
Another way to find out if you have water retention is to press your foot, ankle, or calf with slow, steady pressure, and if the indentation remains for more than a few seconds, its water weight.
To lose water weight, you’re gonna have to change your diet. Read more here
Water weight is pretty normal and is usually not a cause for concern (although checking with your physician will never hurt)