Many people have same common morning habits, for example, some people start their day with a shower and many people usually start their day with coffee (tea) or breakfast.
If you are one of those who have habit to drink a glass of water first thing in the morning, immediately after waking up, in this article we will show you why that water should be warm, instead of cold which may not be a very smart choice.
According to Ayurvedic medicine, which is one of the world’s oldest holistic, whole-body, healing systems originated in ancient India, drinking warm water on an empty stomach has many positive effects on our body. Beside that it improves digestion, warm water in the morning also helps the body in removing harmful toxins and metabolic waste.
In addition to this article, take a look on some of the main reasons why you should drink warm water first thing in the morning, on an empty stomach of course. Let’s take a look:
Many women believe that warm water is the most powerful natural remedy that can relieve the pain of menstrual cramps and there is a reason behind that. Warm water will relax the stomach muscles and thus soothe the pain.
Detoxifies your Body
If you drink a glass of warm water in the morning on an empty stomach, it will help the body to cleanse itself of harmful toxins. This is happening because water and other liquids allow the decomposition of food in the stomach and enhance digestive tract.
Warm water will boost your metabolism and help your body to function properly. If you feel pain in the stomach after waking up, your stomach aches will disappear right after first cup of warm water.
Helps in Weight Loss
If you exercise or you are on some diet for weight loss, then you’ve probably heard that a glass of warm water in the morning will help you lose weight faster and easier. This is happening because warm water increases body temperature and your metabolism and an increase in metabolic rate allows the body to burn more calories.
Slows the Aging Process
Premature aging is unwanted part of our lives and maybe one of the worst nightmares for many people, especially for women. But, fortunately, this can be slow down by consuming warm water. As you probably know, when the level of toxins in the body is increased, it accelerating the aging process and vice versa, so, if body gets rid of these harmful toxins, it will slow down the aging process, plus, it will increase skin elasticity.
Feel free to squeeze bit lemon into your glass with water if you wish.