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5 Reasons Why You Should Start Your Day with a Glass of Water

Imagine your life without drinking water at all for 8 or more hours? Well, this actually happens while we sleep, so drinking a big glass of water as soon as you wake up will restore the lost balance in the system which is vital for all functions in the body.

Additionally, according to Kaiser Permanente nephrologist Steven Guest, MD:

“Fluid losses occur continuously, from skin evaporation, breathing, urine, and stool, and these losses must be replaced daily for good health.”

Proper hydration of the body is of utmost importance, so you should do your best to avoid dehydration. Namely, every cell, tissue, and organ in the body needs water in order to function properly.

Our bodies are comprised of 72% water, and to be more precise:

Our lungs are 90% water

The blood is 82% water

The muscles are 75% water

The brain is 76% water

Our bones are 25% water

Therefore, to support overall health, and energize the body, drink water as soon as you wake up in the morning. Here are 5 reasons to do so:

It detoxifies the body

A glass of water in the morning will cleanse the colon, help the nutrient absorption in the body, and improve the function of the kidneys.

It rehydrates the body

This habit will boost the oxygen flow and help the production of muscle and blood cells.

Fights fatigue and improves mood

The function of the brain is reduced when you are dehydrated, and this leads to headaches, mood swings, fatigue, and tiredness.

It will keep you satiated

Water will fill the stomach and prevent overeating. This will help you eat less during the entire day, and thus help you control your body weight.

It Jumpstarts metabolism

You can accelerate the metabolism by 24% by drinking a glass of water on an empty stomach in the morning and thus help the weight loss process.

Therefore, try to drink a large glass of water every morning on an empty stomach, and postpone your breakfast for an hour later. This habit will improve your health in a number of ways!

Moreover, we advise you to increase the intake of water during the entire day. Kathleen M. Zelman, MPH, RD, LD gives the following tips:

Have a beverage with every snack and meal.

Choose beverages you enjoy; you’re likely to drink more liquids if you like the way they taste.

Eat more fruits and vegetables. Their high water content will add to your hydration. About 20% of our fluid intake comes from foods.

Keep a bottle of water with you in your car, at your desk, or in your bag.

#water #health #explorer #discover
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One of the most famous and popular fruits all around the world, are the bananas. They contain various nutrients, and have the most unique taste. They are a rich source of vitamins, minerals and many other nutrients, they also contain a very low amount of calories, no cholesterol or fat at all, so it means they can provide a lot of health benefits for us.

Which is why we have prepared 10 reasons for you, to include bananas in your everyday diet:

1. Bananas are rich in potassium and low in sodium, therefore they are lowering our blood pressure and preventing from cardiovascular complications.

2. Bananas have the ability to treat anxiety, depression, improve our sleep, because they are rich in trypotophan, which is a serotonin precursor.

3. Bananas are a rich source of fiber, therefore they are able to prevent from bloating and indigestion, normalize our bowel movements and improve our digestion as well.

4. Bananas also have the ability to prevent from kidney stones formation.

5. You can prevent from glucose spikes by consuming bananas, because they are controlling our blood sugar.

6. Bananas are rich in vitamin B6, so they are able to prevent from inflammation and joint issues.

7. Bananas are also a rich source of potassium, so they are able to improve our brain function.

8. The consumption of bananas, will increase the levels of your energy, it will nourish your muscles and supply them with the proper amount of vitamins and minerals.

9. Bananas are able to improve the absorption of calcium, therefore strengthening our bones.

10. They also contain huge amounts of iron, which means they are supporting the production of red blood cells, and they are able to treat anemia.

Even if you are consuming bananas and you are a fan, you surely don’t know about some of these fats about them:

- The bananas are called musa sapientum scientifically, which means “fruit of the wise men”.
- The bananas we purchase from our grocery stores or local markets are a Cavendish banana type.
- A couple of decades ago, Florida was the place where bananas were grown, but today they are grown in Hawaii, and that is the only place in the U.S. So, most of the bananas we purchase are coming from South America and Latin America, also from Guatemala, Panama, Honduras, Colombia, Ecuador and Costa Rica.
- Technically the bananas are a type of berries.
- The bananas are not growing on the trees, actually they are growing on very large plants, which are considered to be herbs, along with some other members of this family, such as palms, orchids and lilies.
51% of the bananas that are consumed, are consumed for breakfast.
- Just as the watermelons and the apples, the bananas also float in water.
- In many countries, including Japan, the fiber that is contained in bananas is actually used for production of paper and fabric.
- There are some varieties of bananas, like bubblegum pink bananas with fuzzy skin, bananas that have strawberry taste once they are cooked and green & white striped bananas with pulp the color of orange sherbet.
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There is a natural herb, that is native to the shores of the Mediterranean Sea, Egypt, Iran and India, it is known as the Cumin, which has a pale green color and it has this elliptical seed called cyminum.

Today this plant is growing in many other places as well, due to its ability to adapt to the climate in that place. This spice was used mostly in the ancient Rome medicine and it is also mentioned in the so called “Old Testament”.
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Trying to lose weight? Don’t worry, you don’t have to struggle anymore, because I have the right recipe for you, it will burn all your body fat quickly and also avoid you regain the weight you loss. There are many recipes all over the web that promise to help you lose weight, but the only thing that happen is ingredients and recipe. And after that you don’t know why are you losing weight and how can you avoid regaining weight after stop ingesting all the detox teas that they teach you. Today I’m going to share with you a recipe that will help you lose weight very fast, but before going too deep into this, I feel like I must tell you all the benefits that can come from consuming this drink, So here we go
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There are a lot of people who are overweight, and we know that losing excess pounds is a really difficult process that requires time and dedication, so if you want to lose weight, you need to find a proper diet and start regular exercise.

#loseweight #healthyfood #explorer
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Belly fat is an issue which many of us struggle with constantly, so today, we decided to share the recipe of an incredibly effective natural, low-calorie shake, that contains fresh ingredients only, and will help you get rid of the fat deposits in the abdominal area in no time!

#stomach #fat
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ADHD Diet: 5 Foods You Should Eat & Avoid
ADHD Diet: 5 Foods You Should Eat & Avoid

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