Wednesday, August 20, 2008

When to Consume water for better Digestion

Drinking water plays an important role in the digestion of food but, When to drink water is the important question? Here are few tips to consume water for maximum benefits.

 Drinking water before meals helps us to feel full !!
We know that Drinking water before meals helps us to feel full that is not the case as water has no nutrients it is passed on immediately. But it definitely helps us to identify if we are hungry or thirsty. Thus helps us to avoid overeating.

After meals Half an hour Gap should be given before drinking water
After meals it is best to give ½ hour gap before drinking water this helps us to digest food in a better manner. 

Combine water and food together
Combining food and water together as in a thick appetizing soup will help us to feel fuller for longer. This is because when combined it expands our stomach.

Thus the ways in which we consume water plays an important role to keep our body healthy. Our body needs about 8-10 glasses of water to keep it running smoothly.

1 comment:

  1. Hey thanks for the info on drinking water!


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