After Reading This You Will Never Drink Water the Same Way Again
Nothing seems simpler than drinking a cold glass of water when you are thirsty right? Well, if you want to make the most of your H2O consumption, drink it on an empty stomach, experts say. Don’t expect miracles like a radical cure for cancer as some pundits attest. But if you want healthier skin, a smaller appetite, and a tinier waistline, wake up and slug some water before you tackle those eggs and bacon for breakfast.
In 2010, Brenda Davy, associate professor in the Department of Human Nutrition, Foods and Exercise in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at Virginia Tech, found that only 2 cups of water before meals acted as a appetite suppressant. During the clinical trial, participants who drank water on an empty stomach lost more weight than those who did not. The water took up extra room in the stomach where hash browns and pancakes would normally.Squeeze a lemon into that glass of water and you will find additional health benefits. The added vitamin C can help even out and tighten your skin. Help detoxify and cleanse your liver by adding that sour juice. The astringent quality of lemon helps stop bleeding gums. Among a host of other benefits, lemon water also helps reduce blood pressure, suppress appetite and balance blood sugar.
Not drinking enough water on a regular basis, or Chronic Dehydration, can lead to a myriad of health problems. Like forgetting to get an oil change, forgetting to lubricate your body with enough water can lead to increased allergies, depression, irritability, digestive problems, and mental impairment. Getting into the habit of drinking water first thing in the morning on an empty stomach is a surefire way to battle Chronic Dehydration. So, bottoms up, slam that H20 and then chow down!