Easy Steps to Growing Your Own Food

Growing your own fruit and veg isn’t a new concept. You’ll probably remember learning about Digging for Victory during the Second World War at school or perhaps your grandparents told you about it. Growing your own veg is a sustainable way of living but it also relieves some of the pressure on your pocket. It’s a really great way to get healthier, too. If you begin growing some of your own...

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22nd March is World Water Day

World Water Day is all about what water means to people. Here at Hydratem8 water is central to everything we do. To us water is about staying hydrated and preventing illness. But that’s not all, as part of our charity work, we donate 10p from every product sold to Toilet Twinning, a charity campaign that aims to provide proper sanitation, hygiene education and clean water to the world’s poorest communities. Water...

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How to Eat Well on A Budget

The rising cost of food is a consistent feature in the news particularly since Brexit and with the coronavirus pandemic, many of us are feeling the pinch in our pockets. It’s estimated that since 2007, food costs have risen by 20% and it is a trend that’s set to continue. The reason being that it’s not just the production of food that costs but also storage, transportation, and cooking, all of...

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World Kidney Day

The kidneys are a vital organ that play a key role in many aspects of human health. World Kidney Days is held on the second Thursday in March every year with the aim to raise awareness about these cool but often overlooked organs. What is World Kidney Day? World Kidney Day is a global campaign and occurs every year. It aims to highlight the importance of the kidneys in human health as...

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5 Facts About The Kidneys

With World Kidney Day taking place on Thursday 11th March, we look at the kidneys and find some interesting facts about them for you to enjoy. 1. The kidneys are bean shaped The kidneys are essential organs for human health. They have many vital roles in the body particularly removing toxins and excess water from the blood. Most people are born with two kidneys, both are bean shaped and are approximately 10-12...

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International Women’s Day

It’s International Women’s Day and here are the facts you need to know to help you celebrate! There are many ways you can get involved in International Women’s Day (IWD) from supporting female-owned businesses to sending the women in your life inspiring messages or even exchanging flowers. But do you really know what it’s all about? Keep reading to find out more! What is International Women’s Day? International Women’s Day is a United Nations...

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4 Coffee Alternatives

Even with the best of intentions many of us need a boost first thing in the morning, or maybe in the afternoon to get us through that work meeting or even a late-night study session. Because coffee is so good at providing an energy lift, it is the world’s most popular drink. But you probably already know that, you only need to walk down the high street to see it...

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