Do you think that drinking ice cold water makes you fat? It baffles us why anyone would ever think that drinking cold water makes you fat! But since there are some people who do, we are here to tell you if drinking really cold water will really make you fat.
First of all, its a known fact, that water is good for you. And most people don’t get enough of it. You should drink 9-12 glasses of water a day.
Now, water is an essential component of most bodily functions. Drinking 2 glasses of water in the morning increases metabolic rate and actually promotes weight loss. This is regardless of whether the water is hot or cold, or if you drink water with honey, lemon, etc
Also, water contains 0 calories. It has 0 gm of carbohydrates, 0 gm of fat, 0 gm of protein. Depending on the source, it might contain some minerals & vitamins, etc.
So, when drinking water can help you lose weight, and it contains 0 calories, how could it ever make you fat by drinking cold water? You see the point. Drinking cold water cannot make you fat! It does not matter if you drink your water hot or cold!
In fact when you drink cold water, your body has to burn more calories to warm it up and bring it to body temp before it uses it. So you actually might be burning more calories drinking cold water than hot.
So, if anyone ever told you that drinking cold water will not make you fat, please clarify to them, that it does not!Author Information — this article is written by a dietitian @ FitHo