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4 Great Benefits of Drinking Cold Water

Water is an essential nutrient for our bodies. Our organs and tissues depend on it to play vital roles in our system including nutrient transportation, thermoregulation (limiting changes in body temperature in warm and cold environments), joint lubrication and shock absorbency to protect your organs and tissues – just to name a few. We all know the importance of drinking lots of water for our health, however, whether one should drink cold or warm water in the morning is a topic that is often debated upon. While this is not to say that cold water in totality is better than the other, there are a few particular scenarios in which cold water can benefit your system. Now you know why you should drink water. Brought to you by 9Round and curated by Tropika Club.

1. Helps with weight loss

If you’re planning to lose some weight, this benefit might be of interest to you. According to research published on Active magazine, research found that drinking six cups of cold water boosts your resting metabolism by almost 50 calories daily – enough to shed five pounds in a year. Amazing!! This is why you should drink water regularly.

This increase in metabolism is thought to be a result of the extra work that it takes to maintain the internal body temperature. While the extra calories you could potentially burn drinking a single glass of cold water doesn’t amount to much, turning it into a habit might really add up in the long run. 

2. Keeps you hydrated and boosts performance during workouts 

Studies have shown that people tend to drink approximately 50 percent more cold water compared to warm when they exercise. As a result of this, they were less dehydrated during their workouts

In addition to being able to keep you hydrated, other studies have found that when working out in heat and humidity, drinking cold water slows down the rise in core body temperature compared to lukewarm water. According to a specialist in sports nutrition, you feel more fatigued when you’re hot. It appears that cold water enables us to exercise longer without feeling exhausted! 

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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

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