Coffee has a whole host of health benefits: living longer, decreased risk of heart disease and type 2 diabetes, and protecting your heart. But one of the downsides of your java addiction — aside from how weird your pee smells after you drink it — is that it supposedly makes you dehydrated.
But does it? If you drink a glass of water but then follow it with a cup of coffee, does that offset the water you just drank? We asked a doctor for answers.