JAKARTA, NNC- You may be used to drinking a cup of coffee or tea after waking up in the morning. Some of you may even choose a glass of cold water to start your morning.
These things now become your morning habit. However, you need to reconsidered how you start the morning. A recent research shows that drinking warm water on an empty stomach provides so many benefits for health.
Stella Metsovas, clinical nutritionist and media health expert in Food Science and Nutrition, said: "Doctors recommend drinking warm water in the morning, usually, with a lemon-rich lemon polyphenol, or with tea proven to reduce the activity of free radicals in the body."
Drinking warm water increases intestinal tightness, and it helps digestion and regulate bowel movements.
Here are 7 benefits that will happen to your body when you start drinking warm water in the morning, as reported by Medical Daily:
1. Prevent premature aging
No one wants to age prematurely. However, the presence of toxins in the body can make aging more quickly a reality. When our body accumulates toxins, it becomes susceptible to disease and aging. Warm water can help rid the body of toxins. Furthermore, it can help repair skin cells that can cause increased elasticity of your skin.
2. Helps reduce pain
A powerful natural remedy to relieve pain due to menstrual cramps is warm water. It relaxes the abdominal muscles and helps relieve menstrual pain. In addition, warm water is an effective remedy for all types of cramps as it improves capillary circulation and helps relax the muscles of the body.
3. Helps lose weight
You may be trying to lose weight and have heard that drinking a glass of warm water in the morning can be very helpful. This is true. Warm water raises your body temperature, which, in turn, increases your metabolic rate. Increased metabolic activity gives the body the ability to burn more calories throughout the day.
If you start your day by drinking a glass of warm water with lemon, you will help your body break down the adipose (or body fat) tissue in your body. Warm water with lemon also controls the desire of food because lemons contain pectin fiber. Doctors recommend drinking warm water in the morning, usually, with a lemon-rich lemon bath, or with tea that is shown to reduce the activity of free radicals in the body. "
4. Improve digestion
If you drink a glass of warm water in the morning you will stimulate your digestive system and help your body to better digest and eliminate food. Drinking cold water after a meal can be counterproductive. Cold water hardened the oil and fat in the food you just ate. It creates fat deposits and makes digestion more difficult. You'd better replace a glass of cold water with a warm one.
5. Improve blood circulation
Accumulated deposits in the nervous system and fat deposits in the body will be lost when you drink a glass of warm water. This process helps remove toxins that are present throughout the body, which; In turn, helps the blood circulation. Warm water also relaxes, helps loosen muscles, eliminates poor circulation, and helps blood flow.
6. Help overcome constipation
Many of you may experience constipation or constipation that is uncomfortable and annoying. This common stomach problem occurs when a person has little or no bowel movements. Often, the cause is the lack of water in the body. If you start the morning by drinking warm water, before you eat anything, you can help improve your bowel movements, thus reducing the effects of constipation.
Metsovas said, "Women will always benefit because they have more hormones to debate, making constipation a problem."
7. Helps sleep
As you sip warm water while eating, especially at dinner and before bed, you will help your body relax and calm your nerves. In turn, this can help induce sleep. This warm water will also help stop the crave to have snacks at night, and rejuvenate your body in the morning.