When is the best time to drink water, before or after eating?
Unfortunately, Science cannot give us a definitive answer because studies on when is the best time to drink water yield different result and offer differing opinions. So, instead of choosing between the before-eating camp and after-eating camp, let us take a look at the benefits of drinking water before and after a meal. Read on and be the judge.
WHY DRINK WATER BEFORE EACH MEAL?
IT HELPS REDUCE YOUR CALORIE INTAKE: A number of studies have shown that drinking water before meals will make you consume less calories during those meals. This is probably because the water will make you feel full, so you don’t need to eat much food to reach the point of satiety. Not to mention, choosing water as your mealtime drink makes you avoid sugar and calories-laden beverages such as sodas and juices.
IT CLEANSES YOU INTERNAL SYSTEM: Especially when taken before breakfast in the morning, water offers many such health benefits for your body. It purges out toxins from your body, gives your stomach and intestines a good cleansing, purifies your colon, organs and kick start your metabolism, preparing them for the day ahead.
IT REHYDRATES YOUR DEHYDRATED BODY: Your body is naturally dehydrated when you wake up after a long sleep. Thus, refilling the tank is necessary, and this should be done provide you natural energy throughout the morning.
WHY DRINK WATER AFTER EACH MEAL?
IT AIDS DIGESTION: Some people will tell you that drinking water right after a meal will dilute your digestive juice and interfere with your digestion. Well, according to researchers, drinking water after meal shouldn’t be a cause of concern. This is because water actually aid digestion. It helps digest food so that your body can easily absorb the nutrients.
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