The Benefits of Drinking Water the First Thing in the Morning

People generally rush to drink water when it’s hot or after physical activity. It is necessary to quench one’s thirst, but the best time, when a person should drink water is the first thing in the morning on an empty stomach.

Drinking water on an empty stomach the first thing in the morning is a part of water therapy. Essentially the benefits can be derived by drinking large amounts of water immediately after waking up on an empty stomach. Ideally the amounts should be upto 1.5 litres or so of water upon waking. You should not break a fast with starch or heavy carbohydrates. Liquids are the best way to break a fast, and water in the morning is your best bet to get some real great health benefits!

You have to think of your body while sleeping as being in a state of fasting where it is also repairing itself. An empty stomach allows for more energy to be allocated to the healing and reparation process that your body is going through while sleeping. You don’t ever want to compromise these effects by eating heavy meals before bed nor by eating heavy meals upon waking up.

Water in the morning

Drinking water on an empty stomach in the morning purifies the colon and allows for better absorption of nutrients in your system.
To help with weight loss, drinking at least 1 litre of water in the morning can boost your metabolism by up to 24%.
Water in the morning hydrates your cells at a superior rate after hours of fasting (sleeping). The rush of hydration to the cells helps in production of blood and muscle cells.
The high dosages of water help to purge the system of toxins through the bowels and will leave you with glowing skin.
It helps to flush and balance your lymphatic system which leads to increased immunity, helping you fight a variety of illnesses.

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