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Influencers are wrong about not drinking water

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Full article on Stuff: https://www.stuff.co.nz/life-style/well-good/teach-me/119761354/why-influencers-are-wrong-and-you-should-definitely-drink-water?cid=app-iPhone

A new wave of wellness influencers are taking to Instagram to extol the virtues of “dry fasting”, or giving up drinking water for extended periods or permanently. They claim that humans can adequately hydrate themselves through the food they consume.

But Auckland-based registered nutritionist Nikki Hart pronounced the practice “highly irresponsible”.

“It would not be endorsed by New¬†Zealand registered dieticians or nutritionists, full stop,” she said.