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Science-Backed Benefits of Drinking Water

The human body is made up of approximately 60% water and so it is vital that we keep ourselves hydrated throughout the day. If that wasn’t enough, here are some of our favourite science-backed benefits of drinking water: Water helps to keep your body in a good, physical condition During…
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22/01/2020
HealthHydration

Are You Going Dry This January?

So, Christmas is over for another year, the parties are nearing a close and your bank account is cleared out. That must mean Dry January is approaching. If you’re not sure what that is, it’s the UK’s alcohol-free challenge month. For most people, it’s the perfect excuse to give their…
HydrateM8
01/01/2020
Hydration

How To Prevent A Hangover This New Year

The biggest night of the year is here. You’ve got your outfit, the venue and who you’re going to see the new year in with, but have you thought about how you’re going to stop yourself from waking up on the 1st of January feeling like death? Thought not. So,…
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28/12/2019
Health

Beat the Christmas Bloat

December is the month for pure overindulgence and we bet that by the time the big day finally arrives, it won’t be the first festive dinner you’ve tucked into. Let’s face it there’s the work parties, meeting up with pals and family gatherings for those you won’t see on the…
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23/12/2019
Hydration

How to Stay Hydrated This Christmas

Christmas and New Year are fast approaching and our pace of life is rapidly sped up. That means we need to pace ourselves to get through it unscathed. Let’s face it, none of us wants to end up in bed nursing a hangover or because we’ve overdone it and made…
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21/12/2019
Health

Hydration and Dental Health

It’s not just what we eat which affects the health of our teeth, but what we drink, too. It is estimated that by the age of 5, 1 in 4 children have some degree of tooth decay, while 1 in 3 adults also have tooth decay. Water has a positive…
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26/07/2019
Health

Can Water Improve the Health of Your Heart?

Water makes up between 60 and 70% of our total body weight and is essential for many of the biological processes which take place. But can drinking water really improve the health of your heart? The heart is responsible for pumping blood around the body, delivering vital nutrients and oxygen…
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26/07/2019
Hydration

Do Men Need to Drink More Water Than Women?

The amount of water we all need to drink on a daily basis is often an average and will depend upon other physical factors such as exercise and temperature. Most of us are aware of the guidelines which state we should all drink eight glasses of water per day or…
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26/07/2019
Health

Can Hydration Affect Fertility?

It is estimated that around 1 in 7 couples have difficulty conceiving and although there are many things which may contribute to the issue, taking simple steps to improve your lifestyle can have real benefits. Drinking water and staying hydrated is just one factor which can improve the chances of…
HydrateM8
25/07/2019
Environment

The Terrifying Rise of Bottled Water

Just in case you are not yet aware, we are in the middle of a climate crisis. So far, 13 countries have declared a global environmental emergency, including the UK, Australia, Belgium, Canada and France, to name just a few. With plastic convenience products at the forefront of the blame,…
HydrateM8
06/06/2019
Health

Should You Be Practicing Mindfulness?

The idea of mindfulness is a simple one – it is about learning to appreciate the current moment. It is about savouring every mouthful of a meal, so that you can truly appreciate it; it is about paying attention to the way the water massages your body in the shower;…
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29/05/2019
Health

The Perfect Way to Start Your Day

Getting motivated in the morning is not always easy, but with a few simple steps you can help refocus your mind on the day at hand, ensuring it is productive and pleasant. Of course, if you have a few HydrateM8 products on hand, you can help to make sure every…
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22/05/2019
Hydration

Hydrate for exercise, hydrate to repair

Everyone knows we get thirsty when we exercise, and we must replace the water we lose when we sweat. However, there is a lot more to the science of hydration. It affects the success of your exercise routine and your recovery process in many ways that are less than obvious.…
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17/04/2019
Health

Keeping Hydrated at Festivals

Dancing and drinking all day and all night is what makes for the very best festival experience but keeping an eye on your hydration is essential. Dehydration is one of the main reasons festival-goers visit the medical tents, since the combination of alcohol, lack of sleep and physical exertion takes…
HydrateM8
10/04/2019
Environment

How to Reduce Your Carbon Footprint

Carbon dioxide is thought to be a major contributor to climate change, acting as a blanket around the earth and warming it up. Even a slight increase in temperature can have dramatic effects on ecosystems around the world, so keeping our carbon emissions to a minimum is important for environmental…
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10/04/2019
Environment

Ten Eye-Watering Facts About Plastic Pollution

Plastic. It is literally everywhere – an unavoidable material in homes, businesses and leisure activities. Since its birth in 1869, it has grown into a necessary product within everyday life, its long-lasting durable nature making it an ideal component of many things. Of course, the overwhelming optimism that came along…
HydrateM8
26/03/2019