water in the morningChances are you have a morning ritual and it may include some sort of beverage. Grabbing a coffee, tea or juice makes sense because you’re thirsty but making water your first morning beverage is better for your health.  Here are 5 reasons to have a glass of water first thing in the morning.

#1 It’s Hydrating

Overnight you slept and you’re dehydrated. Having a glass of water first thing in the morning re-hydrates your thirsty body. It can put you in a good mood and also helps you think more clearly because your brain, like the rest of your body, needs water to function properly.

#2 Helps Flush Toxins from Your System

While you’re sleeping your body is hard at work repairing and recovering from the day. The result of all this activity are toxins and other waste materials. Drinking water first thing, helps flush these toxins from your body and help prevent them from building up and causing bigger health issues.

#3 It Can Help You Maintain a Healthy Weight

Drinking water first thing in the morning has been shown to speed up your metabolism. Water also acts as a natural appetite suppressant helping you feel full and eat less.

#4 Helps Rejuvenate Your Cells

The cells in your body need water and electorates to function. Without water your muscles, brain, heart and other vital organs can’t function properly. To perform at your best, start your day with a glass of water.

#5 Gives You Energy To Start Your Day

Water provides energy and lights up your cells. Feeling tired is one of the first signs of dehydration so having a glass of water first thing in the morning helps give you the energy you need to start your day. You might even find you don’t NEED that cup of coffee anymore!


Don’t stop with that first glass either. Drinking water through out the day helps keep you energized, mentally sharp, helps with your digestion, and can even improve your skin!


While coffee, tea and other popular breakfast beverages may seem like the best choice for your first morning beverage your body really needs water to start the day and help you perform at your best.
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