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why you should drink water on empty stomach


In Ayurveda it is suggested that when we wake in the morning the first thing to do is drink water on empty stomach as it will have great benefits on our body as well as mental well-being because firstly water will flush out the oxidants from the body and make you feel light and energetic the whole day. Anyways our body is made up of 70% of water so it is the most essential thing which is needed by our body in this world. It keeps us fresh and keeps the body working properly and if the water requirement of the body is not fulfilled then lots of negative effects which are short term as well as long term in nature occurs causing various health problems.

If we do not hydrate our body for a long term then it can lead to hemorrhoids, migraines, colitis, rheumatoid arthritis, kidney stones, breast cancer, and uterine cancers. So help yourself and drink plenty of water to keep your body hydrated throughout the day.

It flushes harmful toxins from the body

When you drink water on empty stomach it helps naturally urges bowel movement and flush out the toxins as during night body repairs itself and casts out all toxins in the body. Drinking plenty of water helps you to remain fresh for the whole day and increases production of muscle cells as well as blood cells.

It aids metabolism

If you drink water in morning on empty stomach then it increases the metabolic rate by at-least 24% which is very necessary for those who are above age of 30 because with metabolism and digestion starts becoming weak.

Helpful in healthy weight loss

When you drink water in morning on empty stomach it flushes the toxins and improves the digestive system and metabolism which make you feel less hungry and your cravings will be reduced which will prevent weight gain caused by overeating.

Reduces acid re flux and heartburn

As digestion improves the acidity in the stomach also becomes normal and when you drink water on the empty stomach acids gets pushed down and relieves stomach from the acid re flux.

Improves skin complexion

If your body is well hydrated then it will also reflect on your skin as it drinking water on empty stomach increases the blood flow in the skin and because of this skin starts glowing.