Denise Hale

I am one of those people who has always been aware of the benefits of water but has been not good at drinking. All that has now changed. I am managing two to four refills of my Hydrate8 bottle per day. Checking the level helps me to keep on track and i even push myself to get ahead. This is amazing considering i would go from 2pm to the next...

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Jenna Johnston

I purchased my first hydratem8 bottle in January when I was 8months pregnant and it immediately changed my ways. I used to drink lots of fizzy drinks daily but since purchasing the bottle I now drink at least two refills a day. I also brought my bottle into the hospital with me and it seen me through my induction and labour even through those last few pushes before baby arrived my...

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Reasons to drink water

Water is a nutrient that your body always needs. Whether you drink it or consume it in your food, it doesn’t matter – as long as you are getting enough hydration. With fluid loss occurring every second of the day by skin evaporation, urine, excretion and even breathing, those lost fluids must be replaced in order to keep you tip-top health. If your intake and output become imbalanced, you will start to...

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Drinking water in the Summer

No matter how much we try to convince ourselves that we love the four seasons of a British year, we have to be honest; the winter months are pretty grim. Sure, the festive season is fun, and it’s an excuse to hibernate by the fire by a while, but we tend to find ourselves waiting for the hotter months to arrive. The Great British Summer is a wonderful institution, and...

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Want to lose weight? Try Water!

As well as all the other health benefits of water, forget all the expensive fancy fad diets and try water first. Many scientific studies now concur that water is beneficial to weight loss and maintenance. And, of course, there are all the other great properties that keeping hydrated can bring to you and your body. Last, but not least, water is totally calorie free! Burn those calories REE, or Resting Energy Expenditure...

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Can drinking water help with stress?

Stress Awareness Month – 1st – 30th April 2017 – the importance of water Stress Awareness Month has been actively running since 1992 and is a bigger than ever event as the years go by. Healthcare professionals meet to discuss the effects of stress on the human body, and various methods of relieving this syndrome. Statistics show that 1 in 5 visits to a doctors surgery are stress related (this includes...

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National Nutrition and Hydration Week

At HydrateM8, we focus on the importance of nutritious food and hydration every single day of your waking life. We are delighted that this focus is highlighted in the UK in the form of National Nutrition and Hydration Week, sponsored by the NHS and major corporate brands in the field, such as Nestle and Tetley. Particular emphasis this year is placed on nutrition for hospital workers and their patients, particularly the...

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Is water enough for our bodies?

Our bodies produce certain nutrients naturally, but in other instances we need a little more help in the form of food intake to boost the missing minerals. We do need water, there is no doubt, but it doesn’t necessarily provide everything essential to a healthy balanced life. There are two essential nutrients that we need, that water (in particular tap water and some bottled waters) cannot supply – potassium and sodium,...

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Good Hydration means Happy Mum and Baby!

Drinking plenty of water during and after pregnancy is a key factor in ensuring that you don’t have nine months of misery and will give you a great chance of a smooth and healthy pregnancy. Of course, many women have a trouble-free pregnancy and you may even have optimal hydration, but here are some reminders as to why water is one of your best friends during what should be one of...

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