While you may call me “fobby, ” I’d argue that this simple practice can ease up your digestive system, and is especially useful if you’re eating heavy foods during work or social gatherings.
11. Better digestion.
Dehydration can result in chronic problems with constipation. As the stool gets accumulated inside your intestine, the movement of the bowel becomes slower. It is always recommended that you consume a glassful of hot or warm water every morning when your stomach is empty. It decomposes any remnant foodstuffs and makes the movement of the particles smooth and less painful through the intestine.
12. Facilitate bowel movements.
Have you ever heard of women with menstrual cramps applying a hot pack to their belly to ease the pain? On top of alleviating pain externally by using a hot pack, you can ease cramps by drinking hot water. The heat from warm water that you drink helps increase blood flow, relax cramped muscles and relieves the pain.
Harnoor Channi-Tiwary is an MBA who wandered into the world of writing and never left. For more than a dozen years, she has been writing about food and travel. Harnoor steered the editorial direction for NDTV Food till January 2017 as Head (content) prior to which she worked with Marryam Reshii on the Times Food Guide 2014 amongst other notable works. She blogs at TheThoughtExpress, tweets as @HCdines and now lives in Singapore with her husband and six year old daughter (who's first word reportedly was 'yummy' and not mummy).
Activating the roots of your hair has another added benefit—growth! The hot water promotes the regular activity of the roots and subsequently accelerates the growth of your hair.
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