Most of us love a cup of tea or coffee first thing in the morning. As we wearily get out of bed, we’re almost on autopilot as we trudge to the kitchen, fill the kettle and flick it on to make our first cuppa of the day.
It’s a surprising fact that in some cultures, it’s practice to drink up to half a dozen glasses of water when you wake up, to aid overall wellbeing. This is perhaps not a practice conducive for those of us that have a long commute into work! But a good practice nonetheless. Some of the reasons are as follows:
Of course, drinking water throughout the day is always recommended, as hydration is a fundamental part of our overall good health, but getting a couple of glasses in early is just the boost our bodies need to keep us ticking over. Prevention is always preferable to cure!