Drinking enough 17 fl oz (0.5 l) of lukewarm water 30-40 minutes before a meal can boost your adipose tissue metabolism ( and hence ,the ability to burn calories) by up to 30%.
Consuming 0.5 gal(2 l) of water daily increases the body’s energy expenditure up to 96 k cal ,according to research published by the Endocrine Society in 2003.
Another benefit of drinking water is that it suppresses hunger . As a result,you consume fewer calories .
Drinking lukewarm 68-72 ° F (20-22 ° C) water makes the body use additional energy to heat it up to body temperature .
Those wanting to loose weight should follow these recommendations along with reducing their caloric intake and exercising .