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In German, the verb "haben ("to have") means "to possess", "to own". The verb "essen" means "to eat". "Haben" does not mean "to eat".
Here is an excerpt from the Tips and Notes:
The verb haben (to have)
In English, you can say "I'm having bread" when you really mean that you're eating or about to eat bread. This does not work in German. The verb haben refers to possession only. Hence, the sentence Ich habe Brot only translates to I have bread, not I'm having bread. Of course, the same applies to drinks. Ich habe Wasser only translates to I have water, not I'm having water.