‘Urine is a cure-for-all’; British dad loses 112 pounds drinking his own pee

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A man from Essex County, England claims that drinking his own urine has helped him shed some weight.

According to U.K.’s Metro News, Murphy spent 30 days in 2012 drinking his own pee. Dave Murphy, 54, said his special “urine therapy” has helped him lose 112 pounds.

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The man also claims he’s saved money on food costs because of all the urine he’s consumed. He’s also used his own pee as a moisturizer and face wash.

Urine is the number one drink on this man’s beverage list.
Dave Murphy claims drinking urine has health benefits. (Screengrab)

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Murphy said pee is also an anti-aging agent.

Since drinking his first glass of pee, Murphy said he’s noticed a lot of improvements. Besides the weight loss, Murphy said he has a lot more energy and his bowel movements have improved.

“Urine is a cure-for-all. If people could just change their mentality and preconceptions about this therapy, then anyone can feel the huge benefits,” he said. 
“After drinking my urine, I feel healthier and fitter than I’ve ever done before and I’ve lost eight stone (112 pounds) in weight,” said Murphy, a father of two adult children.

Murphy told the news outlet he used to drink the liquid body waste cold after letting it cool in the fridge but now downs it warm, twice daily.