They say that breakfast is the most important meal of the day, then why can’t what we drink first thing in the morning be the most important liquid we drink for the day? To hence help you start your day healthy, we bring you some of the healthiest drinks to start your day with.
- Add a twist to your morning glass of water
It is always advised to start your day with at least two glasses of water, and rightly so. If you are doing it already, great! If not, it’s time you start. To these two glasses of water you can add a few drops of lemon juice or a dash of apple cider vinegar. Lemon juice can help in the intake of vitamin C in your body while apple cider vinegar lowers blood sugar levels and also facilitates weight loss.
- Turmeric Latte
Warm milk with some turmeric in it, is a good substitute for your morning tea/coffee. Turmeric has good anti- inflammatory properties, making it also well suited for the winter that is setting in.
- Green tea
Green tea has been widely popular in the urban culture in recent times. The primary reason for this is its ability to boost metabolism and also burn fat, if we are to believe some studies. They also contain a lot of antioxidants.
- Tomato Juice
Start your day is with a glass of virgin Bloody Mary, that is, tomato juice minus the alcohol, especially if you’ve spent the night before drinking alcohol. Tomatoes are 95 percent water and hence are good for hydration. Studies have also shown that tomato juice reverses the effects of alcohol.
- Coconut Water
The best form of hydration the body can get is from coconut water. A natural hydration liquid. Coconut water also helps to cool the system down. What’s more? It’s packed with nutrients, minerals and antioxidants. Treat yourself with the goodness of coconut water in the morning!
- Green Grabs
Another great morning drink is juice made of leafy vegetables. One of the most common green leafy vegetable that is found in the super market is spinach. Spinach makes one hell of a morning drink to get you started. And it doesn’t have to be the greens all the time, you can also go for carrots, beetroots, cabbage, cucumber, etc. And if you want, throw some fruits in there and you have your rich, nourishing morning smoothie.
So bottoms up, to a healthy lifestyle!