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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.
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
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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