There is practically nothing you and I do without water, from the smallest of necessities to the biggest, in life and even in death, from manufacturing down to consumption, for the rich and also the poor. With a faithful commitment to water, weight loss is assured. It is a known fact that WATER is LIFE.
Aside from the obvious good water does for you and I, like aiding digestion among many others. It also serves as a detoxifier when used properly and a weight loss agent.
Now if you are one of those who drink one or two glasses of water every morning, thumbs up to you, you are one step ahead but I must tell you that, there’s a huge possibility that you are drinking it the wrong way. There is the right way to doing things to get an effective result.
And if you are not even one that drinks water first thing in the morning, then you should start considering it as it is the first step to your desired weight loss.
That being said, another important rule of the game is to avoid cold water and ice. For you that has made ice your best friend, you chew ice cubes like it is some sought of snacks, you have quite a distance to cover.
Iced water is of no advantage to the body system. Taking of ice water presents a temperature mismatch in the body thereby taking a toll on the digestive system. Plus it is difficult for the body system to absorb cold water.
Water, The Weight Loss Agent
Cold water also affects the breaking of fat, when you consume chilled water after a meal, it solidifies the fat in your diet making it difficult for the digestive system to break it down which is of no use to your weight loss plan. I
f you are one that takes ice water immediately after a workout session, I suggest you quit as the body needs room temperature or warm water at that moment.
Drinking cold water saps energy and hinders hydration as the body has to work on the chill water first to balance its temperature before utilizing it for the body rehydration process.
Brain freeze, lovers of ice cream should be familiar with this brain reaction that also births migraine, you should know that ice water can also do this to you as it chills sensitive nerves in the spine which immediately relays the message to the brain.
Therefore, consumption of chill water does the following to you:
- Irritates your throat
- Affects digestion of fat
- Increases body fat
- Causes constipation
- Gives you a headache
- Saps your accumulated energy
- Slows down rehydration process
- Slows down the heart rate
What to do?
Now that the effects of cold water have been established, let’s dwell on the better option WARM OR ROOM TEMPERATURE WATER.
Warm water when consumed first thing in the morning before any meal performs the process detoxification ridsrids all forms of toxin from your body and can be mixed with lime juice if desired. Retaining of fat will be nearly impossible as digestion becomes more effective and efficient.
As good as two or more glasses of warm water is of great benefits to you in the morning so also it is of good use to you at night. A glass or two glasses of warm water at night before bedtime will keep you hydrated through the night and also flush out unwanted toxins from your body. It also results and quicker weight loss as it helps the body to digest food quicker.
Let’s not forget that the kidney and urinary region also stand to benefit from your warm water consumption. It helps to keep both orgorganssean and toxin-free.
Taking of warm water makes your blood cleaner and purer, adding that you will hydrate yourself more when you take a sip of water.
Warm water will not only aid your weight loss or burn belly fat but will also do the following for you:
- Aids digestion
- Decrease stress level
- Normalize heart rate
- Relieves constipation
- Keeps you hydrated
- Improves blood circulation
- Relieves nasal congestion
The one and only risk to taking warm water are getting burnt, as what feels okay to your hand might not be to your tongue. So, don’t get too scared of consuming more water than needed.
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