Dr. Stanley Goldfarb http://wrvo.org en Quench your thirst for knowledge about water consumption http://wrvo.org/post/quench-your-thirst-knowledge-about-water-consumption <p>We hear all sorts of recommendations when it comes to drinking water: drink 6-8 glasses of water a day, drink fluids when you have a cold and drink still water instead of flavored water or soda. All this advice is enough to make your head spin -- and your bladder swim.</p><p>This week on <em>Take Care, </em>Dr. Stanley Goldfarb discusses some <a href="http://www.politico.com/story/2013/09/michelle-obama-water-initiative-96703.html">common misconceptions about water consumption</a> in part two of his interview. Goldfarb is a professor of medicine at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania. He has a specialty in renal electrolyte and hypertension, and is a leading expert in the topic of water consumption.</p><p><strong>Click 'Read More' to hear the second part of our interview with Dr. Goldfarb.</strong></p><p> Sun, 16 Mar 2014 23:01:00 +0000 Take Care Staff 52652 at http://wrvo.org Quench your thirst for knowledge about water consumption Myths about water consumption debunked http://wrvo.org/post/myths-about-water-consumption-debunked <p></p><p>There are many theories about water consumption: but are they true? Is carbonated water as healthy as still water? Should you drink more fluids when you have a cold ? This week on WRVO's health and wellness show "Take Care," hosts Lorraine Rapp and Linda Lowen,&nbsp; speak with Dr. Stanley Goldfarb,&nbsp; professor of medicine at the University of Pennsylvania.&nbsp; Goldfarb debunks some of the myths about drinking water in part two of his interview.</p> Fri, 14 Mar 2014 09:38:00 +0000 WRVO News 52543 at http://wrvo.org Myths about water consumption debunked Throwing cold water on popular theories http://wrvo.org/post/throwing-cold-water-popular-theories <p>Water, water, everywhere. At least, that's what we've been told.</p><p>Health, nutrition, exercise and beauty experts of all kinds have said over the years that we need to consume a certain amount of water per day, that we need to drink water before and after exercise, that drinking lots of water can help you lose weight, that drinking lots of water helps the skin, and the list goes on and on.</p><p>But what’s the science behind all these claims?</p><p><strong>Click 'Read More' to hear our interview with Dr. Goldfarb.</strong></p><p> Sun, 09 Mar 2014 23:00:00 +0000 Take Care Staff 52349 at http://wrvo.org Throwing cold water on popular theories