Come summers and our thirst for cold water establish. Cold water has helped many of us tackle the summer heat by instantly giving us a cooling impression. It has not only quenched our thirst but also cooled our sweating hot bodies down. Those sigh of sheer happiness when you finish drinking cold water after fighting the insufferable heat of the peak summers. Bliss!
I think it is safe to conclude that most of us love drinking cold water in the summers and wouldn’t trade it with any other beverage of any other temperature. But when we come across the ‘internet facts or popular myths’ like drinking cold water harms your body and affects your health adversely, we can’t guiltless enjoy our icy cold water. We are always shutting that voice of reason which reiterates the read fact and we end up feeling bad instead of blissful after our drink.
Another fact is that drinking cold water after exercising can help you get dry out faster and helps bring the elevated body temperature to normal. Some studies even show that our stomach consume cold water faster than warm water, allowing us to indulge in our physical activity for a longer time without worrying about dehydration.
While we suggest you drink 9-12 glasses of water every day to keep your body free of toxins and other harmful compounds which gets flushed out through water when you urinate, we would also encourage you to take more acceptable decisions when it comes to fads like ‘Does drinking cold water make you fat or unhealthy?
A few different ways of including more water in your daily diet:
Green tea: This beverage not only ensures increased water intake but also an increased metabolism
Lemon water: This drink along with rehydrating you boosts your immunity every time you take a sip.
Turmeric ginger-honey tea: This one is specially active in cooling your body down for longer periods owing to the cooling properties of turmeric and ginger. They also try to minimize the adverse effects of scorching heat.
Buttermilk: It increas your calcium levels and instantly cools your body down.
Coconut water: This beverage is loaded with a lot of minerals and vitamins and has ability to regulate your blood pressure.You can enjoy these drinks everyday either hot or cold to increase your daily water uptake and reap the benefits of a toxin free, well hydrated healthy body. Happy Drinking!
Drinking cold water does have its benefits. Drinking cold water during exercise can help keep your body from overeating and make your workout session more successful. This is probably because drinking cold water makes it easier for your body to maintain a lower core temperature.
Drinking plain water, no matter the temperature, has been proven to give your body more energy throughout the day.
Can drinking cold water help with weight loss?
Drinking water as an alternative to sugary beverages is good for your digestion and maintaining a healthy weight, even if the water you drink is on the colder side. Drinking water that’s cold may actually help you burn a couple of additional calories as you digest it because your body has to work harder to maintain its core temperature. But it’s not likely that drinking cold water is a powerful jump-start tool for weight loss.