The Chinese and Japanese drink hot tea with their meals not cold water maybe it is time we adopt theirdrinkingvhabit while eating.

For those who like to drink cold water this article is applicable to you. It is nice to have a cup of cold drink after a meal.
However the cold water will solidify 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. Very soon this will turn into fats and lead tocancer.

It is best to drink hot soup or warm water after a meal.