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One is that drinking a lot of water suppresses appetite.
The second myth is that filling up on water flushes toxins from the body.
The third myth is that it reduces headaches. It does not, according to the evidence.
The fourth myth is that water drinking improves your skin.
Dr Goldfarb also said there was no rational basis for the widespread belief that people needed to drink eight glasses of water a day, and it was unclear where this recommendation came from.
Originally posted by watch_the_rocks
I'm fairly certain SilentShadow didn't mean that drinking water is bad and something to be avoided. Just that a certain few specific myths regarding its usage are perhaps ungrounded.