Stomach Acid & Meal Water Intake.
Stomach acid is required to break down your every meals.
Water consumption during the same time of having your meal, aids in the following to result:-
Reduce Stomach acid - Poor digestion - Indigestion - Constipation - Waste/Toxins remains fom undigested food - Congestion and gasing - Poor digestive system over time.
Water intake 30mins after meals aid to prevent these symptoms.
In the case of choking or where the body is dehydrated water intake is always necessary. In the dehydration purposes water can always be taken before the meal.