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Drink a Glass of Water When You Wake Up

Drink a Glass of Water When You Wake Up

In this week's challenge you must Drink a Glass of Water When You Wake Up A new health practice that many observe, drinking water is essential to hydrating your body first thing in the day after a night long fast. It helps wake you up and is an excellent way to flush out your body first thing to keep you regular, a key part of staying healthy. Remember, your body contains (and needs) more water than most of us realize. Be sure you’re giving it enough, starting first thing — even before the coffee!. Drinking water on an empty stomach can give your diet a boost as it can help raise the metabolic rate by almost 25 percent. Speeding up the metabolism helps in faster digestion of food, and this helps in losing weight in the long run. It is always preferred to drink at least four liters of water per day for best results. Water is the best drink that can quench your thirst, and drinking it on an empty stomach can cure almost all problems in your body.

Benefits of Drinking Water on an Empty Stomach:

  1. It Speeds Up Metabolism

    Drinking water first thing in the morning jump-starts your metabolism.This is very important especially for those people who are on a strict diet. When there is an increased metabolic rate, it means that your digestive system has improved.The needed carbohydrates and proteins that you consume on a daily basis are metabolized and transported through water all over your body. Having a sufficient amount of water in your system will help fire up your metabolism, and this can help with your diet.

  2. It Boosts Your Immunity

    We are aware of the fact that water is essential for our overall health and wellness. What we also need to know is that water is necessary to maintain the fluid balance in the body. Making it a habit of drinking water regularly on an empty stomach can prove to be beneficial for our immune system. This can help you fight off infections.

  3. It Clears Your Bowels

    Drinking water on an empty stomach can assist in regulating the digestive tract. And when you drink a lot of water, you feel the urge to flush out your bowels. Practicing this daily can help in regular bowel movement and also contributes to getting rid of waste from your body regularly.

  4. It Also Helps In Expelling Toxins From The Body

    Whenever you pee, you expel toxins in the liquid form. The more you drink water, the more you go to the bathroom. In this way, you cleanse and detoxify your body. It also prevents bloating.

  5. It Prevents Migraine Attacks

    One of the primary reasons people suffer from frequent headaches and migraine attacks is due to lack of water in the body. Dehydration is the root cause of headaches, and drinking water at frequent intervals, especially on an empty stomach, can help get rid of headaches naturally. Not only this, drinking sufficient water also helps in keeping oral or dental problems at bay.

  6. It Helps In Weight Loss

    Drinking more water while on a diet can help you lose weight fast as water has no calories at all, and drinking it at frequent intervals will help in keeping your stomach full. Also, it has no negative consequences. Since drinking a lot of water helps in speeding up the metabolism, it helps in burning calories faster.

  7. It Makes You Feel Hungry

    As drinking water helps in clearing your bowels regularly, it also makes you feel hungry in the morning so that you can have your breakfast on time.

  8. It Clears The Complexion

    Drinking plenty of water is the easiest way to get a clear and glowing skin. Blemishes or dark patches are usually caused due to the accumulation of toxins in the body. Water can help remove these unwanted toxins from the body. Regular bowel movements also help in achieving clean and clear skin. Drinking water on an empty stomach can help in speeding up the process

  9. It Helps In Boosting Energy

    If you feel sleepy or sluggish, drinking water on an empty stomach can make you feel active instantly. It stimulates the red blood cells to grow faster, which results in more oxygen and energy.

  10. It Cleanses The Colon

    Drinking a glass of water on an empty stomach can help get rid of the accumulated sludge and enables faster absorption of nutrients. This results in a healthier colon and an overall healthy body.

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Suggested Reading:

Drink Water First Thing in the Morning! Learn more here.

When You Drink Water On An Empty Stomach After Waking Up - Learn more here.

This challenge was closed on 9/1/2019

2  members have accepted this challenge.
2  members have completed this challenge.

Congratulations to these participants for completing the challenge. 
Hemant v. V Gandhi 
Naresh K Chadha 

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