Is it healthy to have water between meals
FoodÂ is nutritious but every eatable can be fatal too if not taken at right time and in proper quantity. Like eating food at right time matters a lot, taking the right amount of waterÂ at the right time between meals too is a matter to speculate and followed in order to gain perfect health.
Water consumptionâ€™s importance canâ€™t be denied but the debate of having water between meals is going since time immemorial.Â After a lot of research work itâ€™s finally found that having waters between meals can actually makeÂ digestiveÂ power sink and fluctuateÂ insulinÂ level which ultimately affectsÂ blood sugarÂ and glucose levels.
Water may be good to keep you hydrated but gulping down gallons of water between meals thinking that this might help in digestion will actually do the worse. Digestive fluids tend to release as soon as we start having food and water infuse between that causes those digestive acidic digestive juices which actually slows down the digestive system. The undigested food gets absorbed by stomach walls triggers acidity and heart burn.Â According toÂ Shonali Sabherwal, Microbiotic counselor, excess of water consumption triggers up insulin levels and thus there are more chances of fat storage in body.
Many people are in terrible habit of consuming water during meals. If they want to get rid of their habit then they should take care of their food that there is a balanced inject of salt in food. Excess of salts in eatables aggravates thirst and thus makes one consume water in abundance.
So think before you gulp down gallons of water while having meals.