For most people, coffee has become the most common beverage to jump start in the morning. Unfortunately, when you have been presumably fasting from bedtime to waking up, the hit of a highly acidic as well as caffeinated beverage to your digestive system and body first thing is similar to your loved one slapping you in the face to wake you up. This means that it’s not really good for you.
Breakfast has the purpose to “break the fast,” which should be done gently before you introduce your body to any other heavy foods or caffeinated beverages. Water has become a good way of accomplishing this. However, as compared to the caffeine injection, water can sometimes feel pretty vanilla.
Here are the ways wherein you can add up some power as well as flavor to your water in the morning.
Taking a glass of water and adding a squeeze of lemon to it is a common morning routine for health-conscious folks. This is a great idea to wake up your systems and vital organs since the gentle hydration of the water with a bit of sour to nudge the liver is a nice combo.
Aside from this, there are other citrus fruits that could do the same effect on your body. You can also just slice them up and put in a pitcher the night before to drink all during the day or you can simply squeeze it into your water. You can try lime, oranges, and pink grapefruit, and mix them up if you want to give your morning water ritual a tropical feel.
Concentrated Mineral And Electrolyte Drops
You should have no problem getting various minerals and electrolytes if your morning water has been sourced from a clean spring. But if you don’t have that access, it would be a great idea to give your water a shot of both. Getting concentrated shot in your water is sure to give you a little boost and long-term protection against various health concerns.
Electrolytes can help balance your body, promote deeper hydration, enhance mental focus, and sustain energy levels. That’s a perfect start to a day!
Schizandra has a complex flavor profile and can support the liver, adrenal, and digestive functions. This will definitely put some zip in your step. Traditional Chinese Medicine has known this powerful herb for thousands of years.
Furthermore, it can also support mental function, physical performance, libido, and energy function. That’s why, make sure to add a teaspoon of this to your water, shoot it back and get ready for its power to shift you in the right direction throughout the day.
Camu-Camu has been labeled as a “powerfruit” because of its high nutrient content, most notably vitamin C. In a 100 gram serving it has been shown to have 7.5 grams of vitamin C, an unprecedented 7.5 percent of its weight! As compared to orange, it has 60 times more vitamin C on an ounce by ounce basis.
Camu-Camu comes in a powder form. It has a refreshing antioxidant zip which is a perfect morning pick-me-up that will support your immune, digestive, and nervous system. It can also enhance your mood and cognitive balance. To obtain best results, you can simply add a teaspoon of Camu-camu to a cup of water.
Algae is only for hardcore health enthusiasts, who care more about how they feel every day than how good something tastes.
Though algae often go in smoothies, it can often ruin the taste due to the lack of synergy with other ingredients. If you like your algae benefits, try putting a teaspoon of spirulina or chlorella in your water and shoot it back for an immediate wake-up effect.
Algae can provide a nice kickstart to your digestion, brain, energy, and liver since it is high in digestible protein, essential fatty acids, chlorophyll, and various vitamins and minerals.
Always remember that the way you start your day will often determine how you end your day. So, what you have to do is to get off on the right foot and start your day with a healthy boost in order for you to end it with a good night sleep.