When it comes to weight management fads, there is often misleading and conflicting reports especially on the Internet. Water consumption is one such case. In this article we look at how water consumption can affect your weight management goals. We are not focusing on fads like the 7 day water diet. Our focus is on regular and relatively normal water consumption during the course of a day, everyday. The question in most people’s minds is whether drinking a lot of water can cause you to lose weight or gain weight.