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Dehydration and Type 1 Diabetes

What you Need to Know About Dehydration and Type 1 Diabetes Dehydration is a problem that faces all of us, especially when the temperature rises. But if you have diabetes, your risk of becoming dehydrated is even higher. So, it’s vital to find ways to keep yourself hydrated and your…
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24/02/2020
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5 Reasons to Buy a Hydratem8 Tracker Bottle

Investing in a Hydratem8 Tracker Bottle A Hydratem8 tracker bottle is the perfect addition to your daily routine. They’re bold, bright and, in our opinion, brilliant. And, they’re great for every member of the family with a choice of colours for a personal touch. The tracker is the perfect way…
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21/02/2020
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Is It Possible to Drink Too Much Water?

Overhydration In theory, yes. Before you panic, it’s not as common as dehydration but it can be very serious. What is overhydration? The balance of water in the human body is well regulated and many of us struggle to reach the 2 litres per day target. However, there are many…
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19/02/2020
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5 Ways to Save Water at Home

How to Start Reducing your Water Usage at Home In the UK, the average person uses 150 litres of water every day. That includes drinking, washing and flushing the toilet. Here are some simple ways you can reduce your water usage at home: 1.    Turn the tap off when brushing…
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17/02/2020
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Can Water Prevent Chronic Diseases?

The Importance of Water in Preventing Chronic Diseases The benefits of water are vast and most of us know the importance of hydration to prevent dehydration and its nasty side effects. Most know that if you haven’t drunk enough water your body might let you know through signs like thirst,…
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14/02/2020
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Do You Really Need to Buy Bottled Water?

Buying Bottled Water in the UK is it Necessary? Often, it’s a personal preference whether you drink your water straight from the tap or fork out for fancy bottled water. How much you pay for pre-packaged water can vary depending on where you shop, the brand you buy and even…
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12/02/2020
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February 4th: World Cancer Day

February 4th, 2020 is World Cancer Day. Cancer doesn’t discriminate, it can affect anyone – young, old, male, female, rich or poor. The disease is one of the leading causes of death worldwide. Up to 50% of cancers can be prevented by making healthy lifestyle choices like eating a healthy,…
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04/02/2020
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February is National Heart Month

Many of us probably take the importance of our heart health for granted. The heart is a special organ, beating on average more than 100,000 times a day. Generally, you can’t feel it beating but you rely on the organ in your chest cavity to help keep you alive. 7…
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03/02/2020
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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
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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…
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01/01/2020
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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…
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25/07/2019