Why does drinking water help me feel full?

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Pierre Dukan
Nutrition & Dietetics
As you know, we often associate the sensation of an empty stomach with being hungry, which is not entirely wrong. Water drunk during a meal and mixed with food increases the total volume of the food mass and stretches the stomach, creating the feeling of a full stomach, the first sign of satisfaction and satiety. This is a good reason for drinking at mealtimes.

However, experience proves that keeping the mouth busy works just as well in between meals -- for example, during the danger zone in your day, between 5 p.m. and 8 p.m. A big glass of any liquid will often be enough to calm your hunger pangs.
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