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  • Are we fooled by the ‘hype’ on bottled mineral water?

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    Are the health benefits really better than tap water – the answer in all honesty, is no. Interestingly enough, after much research, the bottled water manufacturers target certain demographic groups, their main target being women in the 18-35 age group – is that you?

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  • We’re main sponsors for the Dobson Tidey British Sailing team … and we’re so excited!

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    We’re pleased to announce our sponsorship of two amazing athletes, Saskia and Charlotte, part of the British Sailing Team, on their journey to the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.

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  • Reasons to drink water

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    Water is a nutrient that your body always needs. Whether you drink it or consume it in your food, it doesn’t matter – as long as you are getting enough hydration. With fluid loss occurring every second of the day by skin evaporation, urine, excretion and even breathing, those lost fluids must be replaced in order to keep you tip-top health.

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  • Drinking water in the Summer

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    No matter how much we try to convince ourselves that we love the four seasons of a British year, we have to be honest; the winter months are pretty grim. Sure, the festive season is fun, and it’s an excuse to hibernate by the fire by a while, but we tend to find ourselves waiting for the hotter months to

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  • Want to lose weight? Try Water!

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    As well as all the other health benefits of water, forget all the expensive fancy fad diets and try water first. Many scientific studies now concur that water is beneficial to weight loss and maintenance. And, of course, there are all the other great properties that keeping hydrated can bring to you and your body. Last, but not least, water

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  • Can drinking water help with stress?

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    Dehydration when under stress is a common factor within sufferers. Stress, caused by the release of too much cortisol, the stress hormone, will make your heart rate go off the scale, your breathing become more rapid and heavy – this automatically creates loss of fluid as your organs are having to work so hard to keep up. It is imperative to stay in a hydrated situation as you will only increase the stress in your body if you don’t drink – just a small amount of fluid loss (around ½ litre) will increase cortisol levels and your body will react to it, in ever increasing circles.

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  • National Nutrition and Hydration Week

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    At HydrateM8, we focus on the importance of nutritious food and hydration every single day of your waking life. We are delighted that this focus is highlighted in the UK in the form of National Nutrition and Hydration Week, sponsored by the NHS and major corporate brands in the field, such as Nestle and Tetley.

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  • Is water enough for our bodies?

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    Our bodies produce certain nutrients naturally, but in other instances we need a little more help in the form of food intake to boost the missing minerals. We do need water, there is no doubt, but it doesn’t necessarily provide everything essential to a healthy balanced life. There are two essential nutrients that we need, that water (in particular tap

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