Why we Should all be Drinking Water on an Empty Stomach

Cooleraid • 16/08/2021

It is widely known that drinking a good amount of water increases your overall stomach health. As the stomach is seen as a ‘second brain’, keeping it hydrated couldn’t be of any more importance. With this, when you contribute to your ongoing digestive health it also means you can maintain your body’s health overall too.

Everybody knows that drinking water is good for you, but few people are aware that there are actually huge benefits to drinking water with an empty stomach. Read below to find out more..

Flushes Toxins – Drinking water on an empty stomach aids in flushing out all of the toxins from the body and cleansing your system. It’s also a great way in which to kick-start your metabolism. This helps combat health conditions, diseases, improves your mood, helps you sleep better, and controls your weight. Increasing your metabolism is an important factor in weight loss and general health.

Increases Red Blood Cell Population – When you drink water on an empty stomach it stimulates red blood cells to populate at a faster rate. This leads to an increase in oxygen reaching your cells, which in turn boosts the energy levels of your body.

Increases Metabolism Speed – Drinking water on an empty stomach can mean an increased metabolic rate of around 25%; allowing for faster digestion, and aiding a more healthy and sustainable weight loss.

Cleanses Your Bowels – Drinking water on an empty stomach helps to cleanse your bowels as it creates an increased urge to move the bowel and therefore allows you to regulate your digestive tract.

Prevents Kidney Stones – Water dilutes the acids in the stomach and prevents the formation of stones in the kidney. Drinking water can also assist in the prevention of bladder infections. However, fluid intake must be carefully monitored should a person suspect they have kidney disease or is on some kind of kidney treatment, such as dialysis for example. You should always consult with a healthcare professional in these instances.

Strengthens Immune System – Flushing out all of the toxins and preventing infections from spreading through the body will ultimately strengthen your immune system, thus reducing the likelihood of infections.

Since we all know that drinking water (particularly on an empty stomach) is so vital to our health, it makes sense to have an untapped water supply readily available whenever you might need it. If you require a plumbed in or bottled water cooler, hot water boiler, or drinking water fountain for your office, workplace, or home so that you can always be delivered a constant supply of refreshing drinking water, contact us today.

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