But after I called a few experts this week and asked what might happen if I sat at my desk for an entire eight-hour shift and guzzled 200 ounces of water as I scoured the Internet for the day’s hottest cat stories, they advised against it.
“Twenty-five . . . is a lot. Very much a lot,” said Alicia Romano, a clinical registered dietician at the Frances Stern Nutrition Center at Tufts Medical Center. “I would never recommend that to a patient.”