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Serious question is it possible to do a water loading by drinking yerba mate?

Discussion in 'Dieting / Supplement Discussion' started by Bangkok ready d1, Nov 11, 2020.

  1. Bangkok ready d1 Black Belt

    Oct 31, 2019
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    Water loading is an important process to the weight cut, i've seem a lot of fighters complaining about it because its tough to drink that much water, its a timing issue and to be fair drinking water all the time its physically difficult. Could this be done by just drinking the water with yerba mate? Its a common to drink yerba mate in my country so im drinking this shit all day, its a lot easier to drink water this way since there is some flavour to it, im probably doing water loading everyday to be fair lol. Anyway is it possible or there is something in the yerba mate that would cut the effects of the water loading?

    For anyone who doesn't know this is what yerba mate looks like, its just the herb with water and nothing more
  2. wufabufa Silver Belt

    Sep 2, 2003
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    All the tannins and oxalates in tea can cause kidney stones and possibly liver damage if you're drinking the proper amount to water load. Guys are already ending up in the hospital and dying from renal failure due to hard weight cuts....probably a real bad idea to add another stressor to the kidneys when your ultimate goal is to intentionally dehydrate yourself.

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