This is Part of an article I read a while back, I thought it might be of interest. I know my Mum used to drink warm water when I was a little Boy, Ha.
Warm Water or Cold Water- Which is Better for Us?
How do you start your day? Do you drink a glass of cold water, or maybe a cup of warm tea or hot coffee? Drinking water in the mornings brings a number of health benefits. However, whether to drink cold or hot water?
It looks like that a glass of warm water on an empty stomach is way better for health in general.
Promotes Blood Circulation
Drinking a glass of warm water on an empty stomach is going to promote blood circulation. According to a research, exposing the body to warmer temperature leads to significant improvements in the blood flow. If you want to promote blood flow, you need to warm your body from the inside.
Drinking cold water is harmful to our health for the following reasons:
In order to use it, the body has to warm the water, thus expanding energy.
The blood vessels constrict upon drinking cold water. This reduces its absorbability and it’s hydrating.
Cold water makes food digestion harder. This happens as a consequence of solidified fats.