The Surprising Dangers of Eating Cold Food

4. Weight Gain

Because cold food may not be properly digested, if you eat a lot of it, you’re depriving your body of critical nutrients. That can result in fatigue, which signals to the body that you need more food. You may be more prone to mindless snacking in order to fill the void, which quickly leads to unintended weight gain. An overtaxed liver will also store more energy as fat.

This is not something that happens every time you eat cold food, or something that necessarily affects everyone. It’s just something to be aware of. If you find yourself snacking more often, or feeling hungrier than normal, consider whether you’ve upped your intake of cold food and beverages.

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