What to Drink in the Morning?

By September 30, 2016

Hello! Morning. What do you drink in the morning to start your day? Coffee? Tea? Milk? Or just a cup of water? Which one is the best to drink in the morning? Let’s drink health by exploring what to drink in the morning.

Of course, drinking water is your first choice

drink water in the morning

Did you know that drinking water in the morning on an empty stomach can have amazing therapeutic effects for a multitude of health conditions? The human body needs water to maintain muscle function, immune health, digestion, mood and to protect the joints and brain. Below are 4 major benefits of drinking water on an empty stomach.

1. Hydrate your body: After a long time sleep, your body becomes dehydrated.

2. Prevent constipation: A cup of water in the morning helps to promote Gastrointestinal (GI) motility, thus to promote bowel movements.

3. Help detoxification: A morning cup of water cleanses and flushes out all in your digestive system, kidney and bladder.

4. Keep your brain awake: Right after waking up in the morning, drinking a cup of water helps raise blood volume and promote blood circulation, thus to keep you awake and alert.

It is suggested to drink warm water, instead of cold water in the morning. Besides, remember to have water intake on an empty stomach, which can have best results. 150-200 ml is recommended to drink.

Lemon water is good as well

drinking lemon water

What to drink in the morning besides a cup of water? Absolutely, lemon water.  Lemon water is easy to make, yet is has multiple good effects.

1. Help digestion: The biggest benefit of drinking lemon water first thing in the morning is to help flush the digestive system and rehydrate the body.

2. Protest liver and lymph system: The liver is extremely active during sleep. Drinking enough lemon water in the morning helps stimulate proper stomach acid production and bile production.

3. Boost immune system: Lemon contains Vitamin C and potassium. Drinking lemon water on an empty stomach gives the body a chance to absorb them effectively, which can provide immune boost.

4. Healthy skin: Vitamin C helps collagen production for smooth and clean skin.

5. Lose weight: Lemon water helps maintain a healthy weight for it can increase metabolism.


Drinking water or lemon water in the morning is beneficial. But, there are some tips you need to keep in mind.

1. Avoid coffee or tea: Coffee and tea include caffeine, which may make you relies more on caffeine than your physical mechanism.

2. Drink warm water or lemon water: A cup of warm water brings you more benefits than cold water.

3. Drink moderately: Remember you may have too much of a good thing. Drink water or lemon water in the morning moderately in very important.


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Comments (58)



  1. I drink water and then either a cup of coffee or hot cocoa.

  2. i usually drink a cup of water (8 oz) first, then have a few cups of sugary coffee. LOL

  3. I always have a bottle of water next to my bed and drink some first thing when I wake up and then my mug of coffee later with my breakfast

  4. I love a cup of warm water. It’s so much nicer than tea or coffee in the morning

  5. Water

  6. Cup of Tea

  7. Can’t beat a nice hot cup of tea

  8. Water with a slice of lemon

  9. I keep a bottle of diluted squash next to my bed as I drink like a shark. First thing I grab lol

  10. Has to be a big mug of tea

  11. I have water next to the bed. My first main drink is usually tea…

  12. I keep a thermos type container next to my bed to keep my water ice cold to drink whenever I get thirsty. I don’t care for water unless it’s ice cold!

  13. I don’t drink my water warm but I’ll give it a try and add some lemon to it too.

  14. I can’t start the day without coffee

  15. I buy bottled water, about 2 cases. I’m diabetic so it’s a must for me to drink it.

  16. I have one cup of strong coffee first thing in the morning then water the rest of the day.

  17. Must have coffee.
    Then sweet tea.

  18. I keep a bottle of water next to the bed and always drink some as soon as I wake

  19. Water is life.
    I really need to remember to drink a cup first thing in the morning; although, that empty feeling it causes afterwards is nauseating.

  20. warm 8oz of water

  21. The first thing I drink in the morning is a glass of water and then after about a half hour I have my coffee.

  22. At breakfast I drink freshly squeezed orange juice, then 2 cups of rosehip or other fruit tea.

  23. I’m all for coffee in the morning

  24. A cup of tea first thing in the morning

  25. Normally an energy drink but i have got to stop and switch to smoothies instead! ?

  26. Still like my coffee to get going in the morning…

  27. coffee with half and half

  28. I drink plenty of water in morning. In the winter I drink cooled boiled water with a slice of lemon.

  29. I drink water first thing, then I have my coffee.

  30. hot coffee with a drop of milk

  31. Water should be drunk in the morning

  32. Coffee

  33. I always drink a big cup of water in the morning, but really I can not give up on my coffee afterwards!

  34. I always start my day with 1-2 cups of warm water.

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  38. lemon water for me

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  40. I enjoy tea in the morning.

  41. I would definitely drink more water with lemons in it, I’ve been drinking too much tea and do not much like plain water.

  42. I find myself drinking either coffee or Spark in the mornings.

  43. I love drinking Lemon Water! Cucumbers are a great additional super food to add in there as well.

  44. yes i was told by a homepath to drink hot boiled water with lemon freshly squeezed into it each AM

  45. The best thing to drink in the morning is water, it helps you to replace fluids you loss while sleeping.

  46. As horrible as I know it is for me, I still drink Mountain Dew every morning.

  47. Instead of adding sugar to your lemon water, use real honey.

  48. Drink water. You can flavor it with juicy fruits.

  49. Lemon water is good. I drink a lot of it.

  50. Orange juice in the morning

  51. Coffee!

  52. TEA