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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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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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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The Importance of Looking After your Gut

How often do you consider the health of your gut? Until something is wrong, it is easy to forget about this vital system within the body. However, the gut plays a very important role in the body, helping to process food and distribute the essential vitamins, minerals and nutrients. It is also thought to be critical to a healthy mental outlook, so much so that it has earned the title...

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Why You Should Watch the Clock for Your Health

Time is so important. It guides and dictates our every waking (and sleeping) moment. We use the time to make sure we wake up for work or that we make that important meeting. We even rely on time for when we eat certain meals but now you can watch the clock for another aspect of your health, too. Hydration. The Hydratem8 Tracker Bottle has been specifically designed to provide you with...

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Hydration & Mental Health

Mental Health Awareness Week is almost upon us – but can drinking water really help to ease any concerns we may have about our psychological and emotional well-being? There are a great many occasions worth marking in your diary throughout the year, but few will be as important as 10-16 May 2021 – also known as Mental Health Awareness Week. Mental illness takes many forms and many of us will either...

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Ways to Rejuvenate Your Body

Rejuvenating your body can be thought of as detoxing. When thinking of detoxing, often people think of harsh detox or elimination diets that use special diets or products such as laxatives to remove harmful toxins from the body. But the body is well-equipped to naturally detoxify itself when you implement some small but significant lifestyle changes. 1. Reduce alcohol intake The liver is the body’s natural detoxifier and drinking too much alcohol...

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Reasons Why You Feel Tired

Feeling tired during the day may not feel like a big deal and most of the time it isn’t, but if it’s going on for longer than you’re comfortable with, there could be something causing it. There are many reasons for feeling tired including simply not getting enough sleep, but it could also be because of an underlying health issue. Don’t panic, let’s look at some of the causes of feeling...

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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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