What Is Better To Drink - Warm Or Cold Water?

December 5, 2017

Proper amount of water is paramount for our health! But you may wonder what water is healthier – cold or warm? How to make the best use of it? Here are few things you may want to know to get maximum positive effect from drinking it.

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Warm water

In most cases warm water is recommended for intake. Some may say, that cold is better, as our body will use calories for warming it, and adds into weight loss. But the opposite thing is happening. Warm water starts your metabolic process every morning, it helps to handle digesting problems, and improve bowel work. If you have a habit to sip water during meals, make sure it is not ice cold, as it will only prevent proper metabolism. Drinking it warm may help to sooth irritated throat muscles, enhance blood circulation which normalizes blood pressure. It works as pain relief if you have stomach cramps, and detoxifies the body quickly and effectively.

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Cold water

The Study of Columbia University shows that cold water hydrates the body more quickly. So when you workout, it is better to have a bottle of cold water with you. Whether we exercise, or just suffer from hot temperature outside we sweat a lot and use a lot of liquids. It is important to restore our water supply as soon as possible, in this case cold water will decrease body temperature and provide immediate hydration, as body absorbs cold water faster.  Cold water is good for external use for face wash, it gives an effect of tight skin by constricting blood flow and eases redness. Even the feeling is different after washing your face with cold water, it is like you wake up right away and feel fresh and cheerful.

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If you still have a question what water to use, ask yourself what purpose you want to achieve? But the number one priority is stay hydrated, because lack of water in your body may lead not only to dry mouth and feeling of thirst. Extreme water deficiency may seriously damage your health.

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