A nutritionist spoke about the benefits of a glass of water "ideal" before breakfast

Dr. Daria Rusakova, a Russian nutritionist, spoke about the “ideal” glass of water before breakfast and what its benefits are.

And the expert says in an interview with the Izvestia newspaper: “To start the work of the body systems in the morning, you need to drink a glass of filtered water, spring or melt, and not tap water, which contains a lot of impurities. Boiled water is also not suitable, since the treatment “Thermal water leads to to structural changes, as a result of which it loses its useful properties. Mineral water is not the best alternative as it contains a high percentage of gases.”

The expert emphasizes that the temperature of the water we drink on an empty stomach should be between 22-25 degrees Celsius.

And she says: “Cold and icy water is uncomfortable for the digestive system. Because the temperature in the stomach is 37 degrees Celsius, and in the intestines 38 degrees Celsius. Therefore, cold water irritates the mucous membrane of the stomach and intestines, blood vessels. are reduced and the metabolism slows down, and this exacerbates the problems that the human digestive system suffers from, such as heartburn, bloating and constipation.

And he adds, it is best to drink water while sitting and in small sips, and not in one gulp. Its amount should not exceed 450 milliliters, and then eat breakfast for a maximum of half an hour.

She notes that there are some exceptions to the benefits of adding lemon juice, ginger, or honey to your water.

She says: “Lemon water is only safe to drink if you don’t have acidity, heartburn, or citrus allergies. As for ginger water, it helps relieve edema (swelling; swelling caused by excess fluid trapped in body tissues) and has a mild antibacterial effect. effect.” “But it is not recommended to take it for respiratory diseases and high body temperature. Since ginger increases body temperature and blood pressure. As for water with honey, it is actually water with sugar, so it can cause heartburn and bloating by in the morning, as well as weight gain.

Source: Izvestia newspaper.