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"avoid cold liquids with your meals".. anyone ever hear this before

INTERESTING TIDBIT FOR YOU - do not drink cold liquids with your meals... I read this today... apparently food digests better at room temperatures and drinking cold liquids with your meals slows down digestion and can potentially increase the amount of foods that will be converted to fat....WOW... I guess that really rules out icecream for me....LOL

Thu. Mar 2, 3:15pm

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There's another side...

I recall reading that some research showed that drinking cold water increases your metabolism (warming up) - who knows if it's really true. So many "scientific" studies are not necessarily accurate.

Thursday, March 02, 2006, 9:10 PM

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Yes,a nutritionist told me that the only good beverage to drink with a meal best to drink wine ( I am not making this UP) drink water only 20 minutes before or after the meal.

Thursday, March 02, 2006, 11:23 PM

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I'm of the drink as little as necessary with a meal as possible school. No need to dilute the digestive stomach acid in your food. And I never drink cold water unless I need to lower my body temp like after a workout. Your temp inside is 98 degrees- cold water is a shock to your system.

Friday, March 03, 2006, 1:14 AM

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yes, a nutitionist told me that it was best to drink slightly warm water !

Friday, March 03, 2006, 1:28 PM

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Your body absorbs romm-temperature water better than cold water. However, I have also read that drinking ice water burns "slightly" more calories because the body has to warm it up.

Also, if you don't like the taste of room temperature water, then it's better to drink it cold than not at all.

Friday, March 03, 2006, 1:31 PM

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