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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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  • Good Hydration means Happy Mum and Baby!

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    Drinking plenty of water during and after pregnancy is a key factor in ensuring that you don’t have nine months of misery and will give you a great chance of a smooth and healthy pregnancy. Of course, many women have a trouble-free pregnancy and you may even have optimal hydration, but here are some reminders as to why water is

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  • Why Hydration is Important during cancer treatment

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    At some point in our lives, we will be touched by cancer, whether it be to your own body, or one of your family, friends or work colleagues. Treatment for cancer sufferers can be extremely debilitating, particularly in terms of drugs currently used in its treatment, such as chemotherapy. It is vitally important that both diet and hydration are considered

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  • Time to talk about the colour of your pee!

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    Staying hydrated is imperative for keeping a healthy mind and body, and there are 12 signs and symptoms of dehydration which you must watch out for. Since the biggest indication of your hydration levels is the colour of your pee, we’ve put together a ‘healthy pee chart’ for you to download.

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