Doctors always say drinking water is good for our health. And in Chinese’s viewpoint, the answer is yes and no. Yes, when you drink warm water, but no, when you drink the cold one.
Drinking water can help your body to get rid of the oil and fat and make you become fit. Constant drinking water can also brighten up your skin. However, in many Chinese’s viewpoints, drinking cold water will disarrange the balance of their bodies and will harm our skin and health.
Chinese women always teach their daughters not to drink cold water, especially during their periods because it will make them feel very painful and also mess up their period.
Moreover, Chinese women believe human body is like a machines, and drinking cold drink is like cooling down a running machine, which means harming the intestine.
Constant drinking cold water will lead a decrease in temperature in the intestines and stomachs and will be hard for them to absorb nutrient. And in this case, women will lose brightness on their skins and may look pale or gray.
In addition, Chinese think drinking cold water will lead to internal secretion disorder and cause the acne problem.
It is hard to resist a cup of ice cold water during the hot summer time; however, it is definitely not worth it because it will have an adverse affect on health and skin.