World Alzheimer’s Day 2021

World Alzheimer’s Day takes place every year on 21 September and is the focus of World Alzheimer’s month. September is a month where everyone around the world can join to raise awareness of this debilitating disease and help to shrug off the stigma of dementia. Although Alzheimer’s and dementia are probably best thought of as illnesses that affect us in old age, they can affect anyone of any age, class, gender, or...

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Coffee As A Hydrator

Does Coffee Count as a Source of Hydration? There is a long-held belief that caffeine-based drinks, like tea and coffee, do not count towards your daily hydration goal. This is due to the diuretic effect that caffeine is responsible for, actually leading to fluid loss in the body and therefore contributing to dehydration. It may be a relief for you to learn then, that the amount of liquid lost is far...

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Which Foods will Help you Reach Your Hydration Goals?

Current government guidelines suggest that we should all be drinking around eight glasses of water a day in order to maintain optimum hydration. However, around a third of our water comes from the foods we eat. In theory, if you eat enough of the right foods, you won’t need to drink so much water. So, which foods should you be chowing down on in order to refresh and revive your...

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How to Exercise Each Day Without Really Trying

Wouldn’t it be fantastic if we could wave a magic wand and suddenly become healthier, happier and fitter? There is no easy way to tone up or get slimmer, but by making a few changes in your life, you could burn a few extra calories and build up some stamina, so that everything feels a little easier. Squat at Every Possible Opportunity Ten squats while you brush your teeth, five more while...

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30 Reasons to Drink More Water

We all know that we should be drinking more water and many of us are aware of some of the reasons as to why it is so good for us. Just in case, however, we have compiled a long, long list of the benefits of proper hydration, in an effort to motivate you to go and get another drink! Your Skin Loves Water 1. Hydrated cells help reduce wrinkles and give you...

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Five Simple Steps for a Healthier You

A longer life depends on a healthy body, which is why it is so important to look after ourselves the best we can. Here are five simple steps that you can take to make yourself healthier and happier. Make Exercise a Habit You don’t have to workout all day, every day, but a little light exercise can do wonders for both your body health and your mental health. Experts recommend making time...

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