A Great way to start your day Every morning, on an empty stomach, drink a cup of warm water with 1/2 of a lemon or 2 to 3 Tablespoons of lemon juice. Add 1 Tablespoon of honey.
The great benefits Warm water helps in clearing the digestive system by washing away residual undigested substances in the intestine, stimulating better digestion in the process. It helps in flushing out toxins from the body.
Lemon’s benefit lies in its cleansing quality. It is very effective for cleaning the digestive tract thus facilitating better digestion and ultimately weight loss. Also, lemon is rich in vitamin C which helps prevent cough and cold.
The honey, contains enzymes that improve metabolism.That helps the body breakdown food better and absorb nutrients and faster conversion of stored fat into energy.
The best time to drink your morning coffee for the best benefit is actually 10:30 AM. Normally, cortisol levels rise during the early morning hours and are highest about 7 a.m. They drop very low in the evening and during the early phase of sleep. So by 10:30 the cortisol levels have dropped and that cup of coffee with help.
Cortisol has many functions. It helps the body use sugar (glucose) and fat for energy and it helps the body deal with stress . Cortisol levels can be affected by many conditions, such as physical or emotional stress, strenuous activity, infection, or injury.