We know drinking water and staying hydrated is pivotal for a healthy mind and body.
Did you know that there are benefits of drinking hot water too? Aside from the fact holding a warm cup of hot tea on a cold winter day is heavenly, to say the least, here are some more advantages you may not be aware of…
Benefits of Drinking Hot Water
Eases Cold & Flu Symptoms
A study into the benefits of drinking hot water carried out in 2008 found that hot water drinks such as tea and coffee provide quick and lasting relief from a runny nose, coughing, sore throat, and tiredness. As we are already in flu season – typically June to September in Australia – it may be comforting to know that a hot drink can help keep you comfortable and offer relief. You can view the results of the study at PubMed.gov
So pour yourself a cuppa straight from the Uccello Kettle, take a deep breath, and it may just help you loosen your clogged sinuses and help fight the flu.
Reduces the Shivers
We are smack-bang in the middle of winter. This means colder conditions, our bodies fighting to maintain our body temperature, and shivering. Once the cold gets into your bones it can take a long time to get rid of it.
One solution is to drink cups of hot water. This helps maintain the heat in your body and keeps you going until you can wrap up with a blanket or hot water bottle.
Keeping yourself hydrated helps improve your overall central nervous system function. Do so then results in you feeling less anxious and stressed. If you’re like me, merely the warmth of hot water sliding down my throat is enough to make me feel more relaxed.
Staying on top of your fluid intake can ultimately make you feel better too. It’s hard to feel anything but good and comfortable when cradling a fresh cup of hot tea!
Drinking water is important for flushing out your body. It also helps fight inflammation and keep your joints well lubricated (a good tip for those with arthritis). Drinking more water can help protect the kidneys and dilute the waste materials in the blood.
Drinking hot water activated your digestive system and helps keep everything moving. It can also help dissolve the food you’ve eaten that your body may find trouble digesting on its own. Drinking hot water helps boost metabolism, curbs your appetite, and even breaks down fat.
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