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Coffee or Water: Which Has More Benefits to Your Health?

From the Show: HER
Summary: Is it a myth that you should be drinking eight cups of water a day?
Air Date: 10/22/15
Duration: 10
Host: Michelle King Robson and Pam Peeke, MD
Guest Bio: Abbie Gellman, MS, RD
Abbie GAbbie Gellman, MS, RD, is a professionally-trained chef and Registered Dietitian. Abbie has over 10 years of hospitality and food and beverage consulting experience and nearly 10 years of nutrition-related experience.

She received a Master of Science degree in Nutrition from Teachers College, Columbia University and completed a dietetic internship at New York – Presbyterian Hospital in NYC. Abbie holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Cornell University's School of Hotel Administration and earned her Culinary Degree from Peter Kump's New York Cooking School (now known as ICE).

In addition to working with a wide variety of food service operators, Abbie also counsels and educates patients and groups in a private practice setting and cooks privately for individual clients.
Coffee or Water: Which Has More Benefits to Your Health?
Whether you're trying to lose weight or just live a healthier lifestyle, you might have heard from a doctor or friend that you should be drinking eight cups of water a day.

But, what about coffee... does this multi-benefit drink count towards your total goal?

Actually, some doctors are saying that water isn't necessarily better than coffee when it comes to staying properly hydrated.

Abbie Gellman, MS, RD, shares the difference between coffee and water and which is better for hydration.
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