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when u drink ice water it burns 60 calories emoticon

- Submitted by ANGELZ123 4/3/2010 in Weight Loss | 7 Comments
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SOLIQUAY 4/3/2010 8:13:00 PM

    the body burns calories converting it to the right temperature.
BELLE2BE 8/2/2010 3:16:00 PM

    It's actually only about 17 Kcals per 16oz of water. But if you are drinking the 8 glasses a day recommended, that's about 70 Kcals!
ALWAYSME-JAN 4/28/2010 8:31:00 AM

    I didn't know this either, but it makes sense. Thanks for the info and I will continue to drink my cold water every day.
BANJER54 4/5/2010 9:25:00 AM

    Well, if drinking ice water works, I say drink ice water! I think what you refer to is the "calories that are used in raising the ice water to body temperature........
1 cal/pound/degree F. The problem is that the calories we use in diet are not the same as the physicist's calories. A dietary calorie is 1000 of the physicist's calories. Still, it does require some energy to raise temperature, so it helps a bit! But if it works, so be it....keep doing it!
CLH817 4/3/2010 7:06:00 PM

    I'm curious as to why this would be the case. I was always told to avoid ice water because it can increase my appetite. Of course, I don't know why that would be the case either which leaves me with 2 questions.=)
SLIMLILA 4/3/2010 6:04:00 PM

    is this really true?
KATHYJO56 4/3/2010 5:31:00 PM

    I drink my 8 glasses of very cold water every day; once in awhile it doesn't happen, but mostly. However, I did not know that it burns calories. Thanks for the update.

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