Weight Loss: Water Increases Metabolism

Does drinking water helps in weight loss? Weight loss is directly related to your metabolism. To kick start your metabolism and trigger weight loss, you just need a glass of water every morning, how simple it is! Isn’t it? It’s often believed that drinking warm water with lemon juice early morning helps lose weight. Some people even add honey to it. Lots of people believe in it and practice this regularly. But have you ever wondered that whether it really works or not, is there any logic behind it, which really helps in weight loss, though water has lots of benefits and lemon and honey also do have their health benefits, because they give vitamins, minerals etc., but there is no documented research that they help in weight loss.

Drinking water increases metabolism.

Drinking water increases metabolism.

Recent research has shown that drinking 400 ml., that is about two medium glasses, of water early morning, just when you wake up, raises your metabolism significantly. This research shows water increases metabolism.

Most of our body processes use water as a medium, and without a constant supply of water our body machinery slows down during the night and when we drink water in the morning it again revives all body processes back to normal.  Thus water increases metabolism of the body and it helps to burn more calories. Therefore even if we continue taking the same diet, exercise and have same level of activity each day, we can be assured of losing more number of calories, just by drinking water the moment we wake up in the morning.

Some people believe in taking luke warm or hot water, is it so? No, because to boost your metabolism you just need to drink water. With this you can expect burning more number of calories, though you continue to consume the same number of calories, because of increased metabolism by drinking water and you will lose some weight in short period of time.

Once your body gets used to this lifestyle, your weight loss will stagnate, now to maintain your weight loss you have to adjust your exercise and activity levels. Get an advice from a weight loss expert and chart out an effective diet and workout plan for healthy weight loss.

Above health tip will really work for you if you are looking for some effective weight loss, without cutting down on your diet and calories, because drinking water increases  metabolism which helps in weight loss and you are saved from resorting to crash dieting, which has many ill effects on your health and fitness, to achieve that much needed weight loss.

Never try to starve yourself by dieting since it has bad effect on health and fitness, instead try walking, running, jogging, or even yoga. Focus on fat loss rather than weight loss.

Water has many benefits for our health and fitness, the most important in this scenario, it has 0 calories, it helps in digestion and constipation and above all water increases metabolism to help weight loss.

Make it a habit to drink 2 glasses of water, first thing in the morning.

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Ravi Kochhar

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24 comments on “Weight Loss: Water Increases Metabolism
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  3. Clenbuterol says:

    Don’t start drinking an extra gallon of water a day – that can kill you, especially if you are fasting or eating very little.

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  6. Audrie says:

    Great stuff!! Very helpful. I have read most of this stuff but this informative article is nice to have it all laid out in one place for reference.

  7. Hunter says:

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  9. Ela Gesmondi says:

    I recently lost over 60lbs and went from size 42 waist to a 34. Exercise was a huge factor, but I would have to say what we eat and when is a more crucial factor. I try to eat 5-6 smaller protein-rich meals with plenty of fresh fruits and vegetables. Also, I eat my biggest meal of the day in the morning and taper off with subsequent ones throughout the day. This helps get the metabolism going and keeps the appetite under control. Obese people often eat less than I do, except they skip breakfast, chug sugary sodas all day, snack on greasy carb-laden junk food and then gorge before dinner and up until bedtime. By doing that, you are essentially telling your body to store fats and metabolize foods at a slower rate.

    • RJSKOCHHAR says:

      Its always better to have 5 – 6 small meals instead of stuffing yourself at two to three meals in a day. Also drink lots of water, at least 8 – 10 glasses per day. Water also helps increase the metabolism.

  10. These are very relevant tips that I will try out, I am glad I ran into it. Thanks.

  11. Thank you very much for your amazing post!
    Many guys always complain why they cannot get rid of unwanted weight or get a better shape. The point is they all the time search for a magic bullet that gives them what they really need in no time meanwhile all they should do is keep reading informative articles like this and do the exercises.

    • RJSKOCHHAR says:

      There is no short cut to weight loss, there is no miracle drug or programme either. What one should remember is that to loose weight, one should work dedicatedly on his/her diet and fitness regime and work on consistently to achieve their goal.

  12. lose weight quick says:

    Thanks for the sharing, metabolism is one of the main element that contribute to your weight loss success. Eating right as well as frequent exercise would also helps alot.

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  13. RJS KOCHHAR says:

    Thanks for sharing your knowledge.

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