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Benefits of water in the morning

We tend to complicate things when it comes to taking care of our health, but in fact a few simple steps can go a long way in taking care of our health. One easy way of ensuring our continued health is by drinking sufficient water for our body. This is important during the heat of the day, but drinking water on an empty stomach first thing in the morning can be hugely beneficial for the body.

First of all, not only does water clear your stomach in the morning but it goes a long way in reducing the risk of a number of diseases. Firstly, it purifies the colon and it improves the stomach's chances to absorb nutrients properly during the day and a better digestive system automatically takes care of a lot of other things.

It is also one of the secrets behind a glowing skin, as water removes the toxins from the blood and leaves your skin hydrated and feeling fresh and renewed.  Drinking water in the morning also improves the creation of new blood cells as well as muscle cells, and helps you in burning calories and losing weight.

To get the full benefit from this water treatment therapy, which has no side effects and boosts your metabolism, make sure not to eat anything for a while after you drink water in the morning.
About four glasses of water a day (on average) would be the perfect amount to drink. However if it feels too much in the beginning, you can start off slowly and then gradually increase the intake.