Influence of water drinking on resting energy expenditure in overweight children

Previous reports have suggested that drinking water significantly elevates the resting energy expenditure (REE) in adults. This study examined the effect of drinking water on the REE of overweight children to assess possible effects on weight control. 21 overweight but otherwise-healthy children (age 9.9±1.4 years, 11 males) drank 10 ml/kg of cold (4°C) water. REE [...]