Drink two glasses (16 ounces) of water upon rising. Your bodiy is predominantly water. All of your organs need water to function properly, so it’s no surprise that consuming inadequate water over time can lead to a host of health issues. On the other hand, drinking adequate water, especially on an empty stomach provides a host of health benefits, including preventing, and in some case curing disease. Many illnesses and disease have been linked to chronic dehydration such obesity, migraine headaches, and even cancers.
Drinking two glasses of water in the morning acts as a wake-up charge and provides a boost of energy and will get you up and moving faster in the morning. This minimizes grogginess and eliminates the need for a harsh stimulus, such as coffee.
Your brain is approximately 75% water; keeping it hydrated boosts alertness and mental acuity.
Drinking two glasses of water in the morning helps detox the body by flushing toxins out, which boosts your immune system.
Drinking water in the morning boosts metabolism and aids weight loss.
Drinking 2 glasses of water in the morning helps prevent constipation and aids regular bowel movements.
Drinking 2 glasses of water in the morning hydrates you after going several hours without water during sleep and helps alleviate dehydration.
If you are not accustomed to drinking water in the morning, start slowly with one glass (8 ounces) of water each morning and gradually increase to two glasses each morning. It’s best to consume your two glasses of water within 15 minutes of rising. Be sure to avoid unpurified tap water, and consume water that is as pure as possible such as spring water, reverse osmosis water, alkaline water, etc.