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Fasting, at least in Islam, means no water intake during the fast. The Islamic purpose of not allowing even water is to remind one that one should not take for granted the gifts of life. So, the purpose of the injunction is to remind you, and not to imperil your health. In the same way that the pillars of Islam have modifiers ( like not going to Mecca if ...


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No, nothing will "sober up" a drunk; only time does that. What coffee does is provide caffeine, a stimulant. The stimulant effects will increase alertness, but they will do nothing for perception, coordination, balance or judgement. So, as mentioned in comments, all coffee gives you is an alert drunk. And sure, alcohol plus coffee is two diuretics, so it's ...


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When hydrating, it is important not only to consume enough fluids, but also to ensure that you are replenishing electrolytes and minerals in your body. This will help you to hydrate yourself more quickly and sustainable than simply drinking lots of water. Here are my suggestions: Sports drinks like Gatorade contain electrolytes and will hydrate you more ...


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"water of really any temperature does that if I'm not mistaken" Sorry but you are mistaken. Water temperature is an important factor in dissolving lipids. You can ask anyone who washes dishes regularly whether they prefer hot or cold water to remove fat from pans and dishes. Soap and heat remove fat. Butter is solid when kept in cold places and melts as ...


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If thirst mitigation is your goal, then you should focus on what food and drink you SHOULDN'T take beforehand. This includes anything salty (chips, soups), diuretics (coffee, alcohol), and sugary foods. Avoid those things beforehand and you should be able to forgo thirst a little bit easier in the future.


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