Burn more calories by drinking cold water

03 JUN 20247 VIEWS

The best way to keep yourself hydrated and quench your thirst is to drink water.

Water is known to boost metabolism effectively for people dealing with too much weight or people with obesity. To be able to enhance further its calorie-burning effects, experts suggest drinking cold water instead of warm or room-temperature water.

A group of experts found that drinking cold water increases the rate of metabolism by 40% for the reason that the body needs to burn calories just to warm up the water.

Among the studies made in young adults, drinking a half liter of cold water increased their metabolic rate by 24-30% for an hour and a half period.

This however does not apply to all people and results may vary depending on various factors such as body type, age, level of activity, and many others.

Another effect that has been found out by researchers after drinking 500 ml cold water is that the calorie expenditure of the body is boosted by 4.5% for an hour.


The metabolic rate of the body can increase if you drink cold water. The effects however can differ from one person to another due to various factors such as body type, age, level of activity, and others.


Depending on your body’s metabolic rate, you can burn more or less calories in a day.

There are various factors which can contribute to the metabolic rate of the body. By simple and easy lifestyle changes, you can burn more calories and reap great benefits in the long run.

Among these simple lifestyle changes is drinking cold water.