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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
Hydration

Why you should stay hydrated when skiing

Do you know how important it is to stay hydrated on the ski slopes? Failure to do so can lead to skin damage that's difficult to reverse. In this article we'll explain the steps you can take to stay hydrated while you enjoy your skiing holiday, and why that's so…
HydrateM8
23/01/2018
Hydration and breastfeeding Health

The Importance of hydration when breastfeeding

Mums to be will certainly know the importance of a healthy diet whilst pregnant and also making the right choice of healthy foods and the right balance. Equally as important once baby says ‘hello’ to the world, is to continue making healthy choices and to lose any excess ‘baby fat’…
HydrateM8
19/01/2018
Hydration

What is in water?

What’s in water these days, and what are the reliable sources? Far be it for us to give you a science lesson, as many of us will have been told what water is made up of and why it is on the planet, when we were at school. However, there…
HydrateM8
19/01/2018
Health

Can Water Alleviate Depression?

Whilst we feel that water is one of the most magical potions on earth, it doesn’t cure everything, but it certainly goes a long way to alleviating certain mental conditions such as depression, stress and anxiety. If anyone has suffered from these before, they will know just how debilitating they…
HydrateM8
14/01/2018
Hydration

Top 7 most Dehydrating Foods

Any regular reader of our blog will be fully aware of just how important staying hydrated is to the human body. We need to be aware of just how much fluid we are losing over the course of a day (and the use of a HydrateM8 bottle will help you…
HydrateM8
13/01/2018
Hydration

The Dangers of Dehydration

It’s no secret that water is hugely important to the human body. Whilst we can theoretically survive for up to three days without any intake of fluid, dehydration is a very dangerous condition, and symptoms of it that should be taken seriously. What is Dehydration? In short, dehydration is an…
HydrateM8
11/01/2018