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Fact Check: Drinking cold water after meal causes Cancer

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Quick Take

A Facebook post claims that drinking cold water after meals will cause Cancer. We fact check the same and find the claims to be false.

The Claim

A Facebook page named Health Tips by Raghida claims that drinking cold water after a meal will cause Cancer because the cold water will solidify oily stuff. The archived version of the post can be seen here and a snapshot of the same is given below

Fact Check

Will drinking cold water cause Cancer?

No. Drinking cold water will not cause Cancer. If you drink cold water even after eating fatty foods, it will not cause Cancer. Foods do not solidify in stomach due to cold water.
It is an unscientific and fake claim we have fact checked earlier. You can read it here.

Is drinking hot water better for your body?

As per Ayurveda and Chinese Medicinal practices drinking luke warm water is beneficial in certain aspects. However this does not mean drinking cold water is harmful. We suggest you read our detailed fact check in this case given in the link here.

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Disclaimer: Medical Science is an ever evolving field. We strive to keep this page updated. In case you notice any discrepancy in the content, please inform us at [email protected]. You can further read our Correction Policy here. Never disregard professional medical advice or delay seeking medical treatment because of something you have read on or accessed through this website or it's social media channels. Read our Full Disclaimer Here for further information.

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Disclaimer: Medical Science is an ever evolving field. We strive to keep this page updated. In case you notice any discrepancy in the content, please inform us at [email protected]. You can futher read our Correction Policy here. Never disregard professional medical advice or delay seeking medical treatment because of something you have read on or accessed through this website or it's social media channels. Read our Full Disclaimer Here for further information.