Nutritionist details the 'magic' drink we should have every morning

By Megan Martin & Morgan Johnson & Karen Antcliff

Every January, we see the ads for diets, fitness routines and healthy eating.

The first month of the year, for many, is all about change and shaking off the excesses of the holiday period.

A Nutritional Therapist, labelled 'Minister 4 Happiness', says one way to start your day should be with what she's calling a drink that is "like magic", reported Coventry Live.

Aislinn Cambridge says the drink could give you energy and set you up for the day, adding it will hydrate your body and lower blood pressure.

She has also shared her top tips for finishing your day off too, with RSVPLive.

Aislinn's tips for the day:

Starting your day

There is one thing that absolutely everyone should be doing from the minute they wake up in the morning and that is drink water, it hydrates your body and lowers blood pressure. If you want to have energy and feel good, a warm cup of water with half a lemon squeezed into it. It’s like magic.

"A warm cup of water with half a lemon squeezed into it. It’s like magic" (Getty Images)

At the end of the day

At the end of your day, you should apply the same consideration towards what your body has to do to digest food before you enter rest and recovery mode with sleep. If you’re eating a meal and attempting to sleep an hour or two later it will cause havoc because your body can’t digest nor rest and recover, the two cancel each other out.

Both your sleep and your digestion will be affected and when combined it will have a severe impact on your mood. I recommend leaving at least three to four hours after a big meal.

Sugar or artificial sweeteners to cure your cravings?

It’s well known that there is only one molecule of difference to how your body reacts to sugar and cocaine. However, some feel it’s better to reach for ‘sugar-free’ options when they’re trying to eat healthily, but they’re actually worse. So-called 'diet' drinks contain an ingredient called aspartame which our bodies do not know how to process and it has a negative effect on our gut and is far more harmful, inflammatory and corrosive than actual sugar.

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