The Chinese and Japanese drink hot tea with their meals, not cold water, maybe it is time we adopt their drinking habit while eating.
For those who like to drink cold water, this article is applicable to you. It is harmful to have cold drink/water during a meal because the cold water solidifies the oily stuff that you have just consumed. It will slow down the digestion.
Once this ‘sludge’ reacts with the acid, it will break down and be absorbed by the intestine faster than the solid food. It will line the intestine. Soon this will turn into fats and can lead to more health issues. It is best to drink hot soup or warm water after a meal.
Drink one glass of warm water just when you are about to go to bed to avoid clotting of the blood at night and to avoid heart attacks or strokes.