The Countdown to Dehydration: How Long Can You Survive Without Water?

The average length of time that most people could survive without water is three days. Few people could last longer than this, and it is widely accepted that nobody could last a whole week. This includes sources other than pure H20, taking into account moisture found in food and the environment around us. So, what does the path to dehydration death look like? Feeling Thirsty? The very first sign that you are...

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The Pantone Urine Colour Chart – What Does it Mean?

If you are a fan of interior design, or you have ever spent time choosing a paint colour for your home, you will be familiar with those small cardboard colour charts. Every single colour in the world of interior design, fashion, art and creative industry has been logged by a company called Pantone. They give every shade a name and number – if they don’t have the colour you are...

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5 Reasons You Need to Drink More Water

As W.H Auden once said, “thousands have lived without love, not one without water.” And that’s probably the single greatest reason to drink more water. You simply cannot live without it. Most people know that drinking more water is vital for their overall health, but do they really know why? There are many important jobs water carries out, including: • body temperature regulation • flushes waste products out of the body • enhances brain function. Although...

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5 Ways THIS Bottle Will Change Your Life

Something as simple as a water bottle can literally change your life – for the better. The Hydratem8 Tracker Bottle has been perfectly designed to revolutionise your health and keep you on top of your water intake. Busy lives, whether work, social or home can make it difficult to stay on top of your game when it comes to your health. You probably rarely forget to eat but it’s likely you forget...

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Nutrition and Hydration Week

Every year since 2012, Nutrition and Hydration week has been held in March, but not this year. Due to the ongoing Coronavirus pandemic, the awareness week has moved to June to highlight the pressures currently being felt right across the health and social care network. What is Nutrition and Hydration Week? Nutrition and Hydration Week is an awareness week which aims to bring people together and highlight the importance of food and...

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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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