Room Temperature Water vs Cold Water: Which is better?
Regardless of the temperature, drinking water is good for your overall health. The most important thing is that we stay hydrated.
By: The Water Cooler Company ZA
The question remained: which is better? Well, it depends on the situation.
If we're just going about our day to day routines, cold water is best. Water between 50 and 72 degrees allows our bodies to rehydrate faster because it is absorbed more quickly.
In one respect, when it comes to water's role as a potential weight-loss aid, ambient water may have a leg up on cold water in that ambient water stays in your stomach a bit longer.
Cold water is absorbed a little faster than ambient water, so drinking a cup of ambient water could help you feel fuller a bit longer than if you drank the same amount of cold water.
A few studies have tested which water temperature was best for the body during exercise. The results have shown that it depends on which type of exercise we're doing. in general, cold water delays the increase in core body temperature;
In the end though, regardless of the temperature, drinking water is good for our overall health. The important thing is that we stay hydrated. In the case of water temperature, preference wins; whichever temperature encourages us to drink more water is the one we should choose.
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