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Water

Also Known As : Paani

Vegetarian

Taste Profile

It is tasteless.

Usage Tips

  1. Water can be used for steaming, simmering, boiling, braising, and blanching food.

Common names and forms

  1. Cold Water
  2. Filtered Water
  3. Hot water
  4. Mineral Water
  5. Natural Mineral Water
  6. Purified Water

Description

Water is transparent, odourless and tasteless liquid that is a constituent of rivers, lakes and oceans. It is composed of the chemical elements hydrogen and oxygen and has gaseous, liquid and solid forms. It can be used as hot, cold or at room temperature for cooking purpose as per the need of the recipe.

Health benefits

  • Water increases the energy levels in the body and also promote better brain functioning.(1)
  • It keeps the body rehydrated for long and promotes better physical performance.(1)
  • It prevents and treats headaches and migraines which may otherwise occur because of dehydration.(1)
  • Excessive water consumption helps in treating digestive disorders like constipation.(1)
  • It also helps to treat kidney stones.(1)
  • It can increase satiety and boost your metabolic rate that helps in weight loss.(1)

Selection Guide

Choose filtered water for drinking purpose.

Note

Water doesn't have any side effects if consumed moderately. However, excessive consumption of water may cause depletion of electrolytes in the body, overhydration, frequent urination, constant headaches, nausea and vomiting.(2)

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