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Hydration & Mental Health

Mental Health Awareness Week is almost upon us – but can drinking water really help to ease any concerns we may have about our psychological and emotional well-being? There are a great many occasions worth marking in your diary throughout the year, but few will be as important as 14-20…
HydrateM8
11/05/2018
Health

Hydration for IBS

The simple benefits of tap water have often been described, but clear fluids can also assist with long-term medical conditions - including the uncomfortable situation of an increasing number of people - IBS. Water will certainly help ease the symptoms of Irritable Bowel Syndrome. Irritable Bowel Syndrome (or Irritable Bowel…
HydrateM8
26/04/2018
Hydration

Hydration and Examination – A Match Made in Heaven

Young people across the nation will soon be preparing for the exams that will impact on their future career paths. Can water help your children during GCSE and A-Level time? Exam time can be one of the most stressful periods in any young life. Teenagers across the nation will be…
HydrateM8
05/04/2018
Environment

Help make plastic pollution a thing of the past

Is single use plastic pollution here to stay – we hope not. Single-use plastic containers and other items such as plastic cutlery, supermarket shrink wrap and many other items, continue to threaten our planet. Any item manufactured of plastic that is tossed away anywhere on our land or in our…
HydrateM8
28/03/2018
Health

Can Water Really Help You Lose Weight?

Water is underrated. Fact! It is also a nutrient we take for granted. When we want it, water just flows from a tap. Yet, many of us often forget to keep ourselves hydrated, but water has other great benefits too, including aiding weight loss. Dehydration and Exercise Of course, drinking…
HydrateM8
23/03/2018
Hydration

Four Ways to Get Your Child to Drink More Water

‘I don’t like it’, ‘it tastes horrible’ or ‘water is so boring’, are these statements familiar in your household? Water is an important component for maintaining health and wellbeing, and this is no different for our children. In terms of sugar or additive content, water is the best drink for…
HydrateM8
16/03/2018
Hydration

5 Functions of Water in the Human Body

Water. We drink it, we bathe in it, and we swim in it but what roles does it play in our body? Here are just 5 ways water keeps our body healthy and in an optimum state to function effectively. Hydration Water helps to keep dehydration at bay and prevents…
HydrateM8
02/03/2018
Health

How to Get Your Senior Relatives to Drink More Water

Aging is a prerequisite for fluid and electrolyte imbalances particularly as the body’s ability to store water decreases. Therefore, it can be more difficult for elderly individuals to adapt to changes in temperature. Plus, as we age our sense of thirst also reduces, so when we eventually do have a…
HydrateM8
01/03/2018
Health

Can Water Improve Your Immune System?

Nobody likes to get sick - coughs, colds and other illnesses can be a huge inconvenience, as well as making us social pariahs – as human beings, we do share our germs! This article will explain how drinking water can improve your immune system, keeping you healthy all year around.…
HydrateM8
23/02/2018
Hydration

The Wonderful World of Water

Water is life, as we all know – but how much do you actually know about this essential liquid? There’s more to water than simply quenching thirst, as these twenty fascinating facts will reveal!
HydrateM8
05/02/2018
Health

Improve Your Skin by Drinking Water

Did you know that your skin is the largest organ of the body and needs to be hydrated from both inside and out? Not only is drinking water great for our internal organs, but keeping regularly hydrated is essential to maintain that glowing skin and avoid dryness and irritation.
HydrateM8
01/02/2018
Environment

Refill and Reuse – the plastic revolution

Plastic pollution is a huge problem, with water bottles that are tossed away after a single use contributing heavily to this. Free water refill points are now being introduced around the country to combat this waste – what does this entail, and how can we cut down even more on…
HydrateM8
25/01/2018