This is Why Drinking Water Right After Waking Up Is a Good Idea

What do you usually do after waking up? Most people would say “drink coffee”. It never fails to hype us up for the day ahead. But what if I told you that drinking water after waking up was actually better?

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Wait, what? Water?

Yes, really. It may not get your nerves all fired up, but it is better for the rest of your body overall. Remember that the human body is about 60% water. Without it, the body cannot function.

drinking water in the morning

 

In the morning, your body is dehydrated.

So says the national spokesperson for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Angela Lemond. She mentions that drinking water after waking up rehydrates the body and makes digestion more effective. And it also helps in your pooping.

drinking water in the morning