Habit 101: Drinking Filtered Water in the Morning

It’s hard to imagine going without liquids for eight hours straight, but that’s essentially what you do while you sleep. Your body needs fluid to operate but, while you sleep, it slowly becomes dehydrated. The body is 72% water. Even if you don’t feel thirsty, there’s not enough water in it when you first wake up. That’s why drinking filtered water in the morning should be your next habit.

Here are five reasons to drink a big glass of filtered water right after you wake up.

Give Your Metabolism a Boost

Studies have proven that drinking a large glass of filtered water after you wake up boosts your metabolism by 24 percent. Rehydrating with a big glass of filtered water first thing in the morning is a great way to start being productive right away.

Flush Out Toxins

If your intake of fluids is adequate, your kidneys do a great job of ridding your body of toxins. Drinking filtered water first thing in the morning will help your kidneys to do their job of cleansing your body.

Improve Your Mood

Brain tissue is 75 percent water. It operates on less fuel when you’re not properly hydrated. This could be the reason you feel drained or experience fatigue or fluctuations in mood.

Eat Less

One study had people drink a glass of filtered water in the morning and before every meal. As a result, they lost 4.5 pounds over the course of three months. Water fills the stomach with something that has no calories, but people feel full because of it.

Drinking a lot of filtered water during the morning will also help you avoid snacking before lunch.


One of the best things you can do right after you wake up is to drink at least 16oz (500mL) of filtered water. Water energizes your metabolism, hydrates you, helps your body flush out toxins, fuels your brain, and may even help you to eat less.

Water contains essential minerals like calcium, magnesium and potassium. Seychelle water pitchers and water bottles are the healthy alternative to tap water because they filter out harmful contaminants but leave the essential minerals that your body needs.  

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