Below is a quick summary of why you should drink water on an empty stomach every morning! Make it your new morning ritual – as necessary as brushing your teeth!
How do you feel when you are dehydrated? Slow and sluggish, right?
Well, when you sleep your body becomes dehydrated.
After all, you just went 7-8 hours without drinking any water.
Even if you don’t feel thirsty, your body naturally is.
Yep, research has shown that an increase in water consumption leads to an increase in the rate in which people burn calories as opposed to storing them as fat. Plus this metabolism boost also leads to feeling far more energized.
Note: This is my classy way of saying it will help with constipation issues. Wink, wink!
Research shows that drinking a glass of water before meals curbs appetite, which helps you to eat less and still feel satisfied.
Water improves your blood circulation by flushing out unwanted toxins. As a result, your skin will look better and your body and spirit will feel less stressed for the day.
With this in mind, you want to make sure that the water you drink is clean – and doesn’t ironically contribute more toxins in your body.
After all, the more contaminants which are in your drinking water, the less capacity your water has to carry toxins out of your body.
Plus, paradoxically if you do NOT drink clean, filtered water, then you’ll simply be contributing toxins back into your body – the opposite of what you want.
Your goal is to drink a full 32 ounces of water first thing in the morning. Admittedly this 32 ounce goal can feel like a tough feat at first. So start with 8 ounces – then slowly – each day – keep increasing the amount of water you drink – until 32 ounces feels doable – and even enjoyable.
Studies link this morning water ritual to many healthful benefits – including helping with issues like….
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Hi I’m Karen Salmansohn, founder of NotSalmon. My mission is to offer you easy-to-understand insights and tools to empower you to bloom into your happiest, highest potential self. I use playful analogies, feisty humor, and stylish graphics to distill big ideas – going as far back as ancient wisdom from Aristotle, Buddhism and Darwin to the latest research studies from Cognitive Therapy, Neuro Linquistic Programming, Neuroscience, Positive Psychology, Quantum Physics, Nutritional Studies – and then some.