5 Ways How Drinking Water First Thing Every Day Helps You Improve Your Health By Shen Ooi | Mar 15, 2017 01:14 PM EDT First of all, we all do need a glass of water once we wake up because we are dehydrated after several hours of sleep. But some of you may not realize that drinking water the first thing every day actually benefits us more than we think? Being hydrated to start your day helps you to feel rejuvenated, energized, and clean. Apart from that, here are five ways it brings positive impact to us: 1. Improves Metabolism Imagine drinking water after waking up as an alarm clock for your metabolism. This morning water kick starts your metabolism & has been proven to increase your calorie burning potential throughout the day. 2. Keeps you safe from constipation Yes, a glass of water can make a huge difference for your digestion system and it helps to smoothen your bowel movement. IF you have been facing difficulties going to the toilet due to constipation, you should try and drink one or two glasses of water. Watch video 3. Removes toxin from your body "Your kidneys do an amazing job of cleansing and ridding your body of toxins as long as your intake of fluids is adequate", according to Kenneth Ellner, an Atlanta-based dermatologist. Getting fluids into your body in the morning will help your body to push out toxins first thing and you will feel enlightened after heading to the toilet. 4. Enhances skin complexion and radiance Dehydration causes premature wrinkles and deep pores in the skin. It was found out in a study that drinking 500 ml of water on an empty stomach increases blood flow in the skin and makes skin glow. Also, drinking more water throughout the day means that your body is releasing toxins, which will make your skin more radiant, according to LifeHack. 5. Improves Immune System The fired up metabolism also improves the production of good cells and this further enhances your immune system from various diseases such as cold and fever. If you are looking for the cheapest ways to be healthy and look good, remember to drink water early in the morning and throughout the day evenly too!