Friday, November 8, 2013

5 Reason to Drink Water in the Morning (and all day)

Water. It's easy for many of us to take it for granted. Especially with things like soda, juice and energy drinks so readily available. At Barbizon of Akron, we aren't all about beauty and fashion, but mental and physical health as well. This is why we found it important to highlight the benefits of drinking water in the mornings (and all day long)!

Balances your Lymph System- Your lymph nodes help to perform your daily functions, fight infections, and balance your bodily fluids. By hydrating them, you are helping your body balance itself out and fight infections. This means you are sick less and your body works more efficiently!

Makes Skin Glow- Water helps to purge toxins from the blood which helps your skin glow and stay clear. Proper hydration can also help to reduce wrinkles and maintain overall skin health.

Helps Weight Loss- Drinking 16 ounces of chilled water in the mornings can boost your metabolism up to 24%! Water also helps to suppress hunger from boredom or emotional eating. Sometimes, dehydration can also mask itself as hunger, so by drinking water, you help reduce the chances of a false hunger occurring.
And it has zero calories and no artificial ingredients, as opposed to other beverages.

Blood and Muscle Production- Water increases the production of blood and muscle cells.

Nutrient Absorption- Drinking water on an empty stomach helps to purify the colon, this makes it easier to absorb nutrients from your diet.

So the next time you're thirsty, get something that does more than quench your thirst! Help boost your immune system, make your skin glow, lose or maintain weight, produce more blood and muscle, and absorb more nutrients... All with the help of simple water. Shine on, Barbizon of Akron!