Do you know how important is to to start the day in a healthy way? If you feel like your morning routine has become unhealthy and you would like to make some changes, there are simple things you can do to improve it.
After you get a good night’s sleep (6-8 hours), first thing you should be doing in the morning is drinking water!
One glass of lukewarm water. Why is this so important?
It re-hydrates you dehydrated body.
When you wake up after a long sleep, your body is dehydrated. You can be dehydrated even if you don’t feel thirsty. Having a glass of water first thing and then drinking more through the day will help you avoid health issues that may be related to dehydration.
Warm water improves the digestive system.
Flatulence and cramps are usually caused by lack of water in the body. Therefore, one cup of warm water in the morning on an empty stomach will encourage the work of the intestine and help the body to function normally.
Fires up your metabolism.
Warm water increases body temperature and speeds up the metabolism, that way the body burns more calories and it will help you to lose weight.
Fuel your brain.
Here’s a fun fact; your brain is 75% water.If you’ve been drinking enough of it, you will know that without water your brain is not going to function at its optimal level. A morning glass of water will leave you feeling sharp and clear throughout the day, giving you an edge over all the dehydrated zombies you’ll encounter.
Keeps you regular and relieves constipation.
The main cause of constipation is dehydration. Drinking water when you wake up will not only cure dehydration but it will help relieve constipation, help to keep you regular and promote a morning bowel movement. This is great way to start the day.
Prevents and cures disease.
As stated above, in Japan it is believed that drinking water this way can cure even the harshest diseases over time.
It’s completely refreshing.
Last, but certainly not least, the 7th reason you should partake in the practice of drinking water after waking up is because of how good and refreshed it will make you feel. There really is nothing more refreshing than waking up and enjoying life’s purest substance.
- 72% of the human body content is water, and so water plays an important role in the proper functioning of your body.
- The human brain cells contain about 85% of water.
- 75% of muscles is water
- Bones also contain about 25% water
- 82% of blood consists of water