A few drops of criticism for Michelle Obama’s new initiative – CNN Political Ticker – CNN.com Blogs

The truth about water, first lady Michelle Obama says, is that drinking more can make you healthier. Except some health experts are critical of the advice, arguing that it simply doesnt hold water.Obama this week was joined by the Partnership for a Healthier America in encouraging Americans to “drink up.”According to a release, the campaign is meant to “remind people that drinking more water helps you have more energy to do more, longer and with better focus.”Not so fast, experts told CNNs “New Day.””Theres no good evidence that drinking extra water is going to lead to a healthier existence,” said Dr. Stanley Goldfarb of the University of Pennsylvania.The White House “decided to sort of support some of these urban myths that have been really debunked over the years,” Goldfarb said.

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