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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, balanced diet, getting plenty of exercise and avoiding smoking. However,…
HydrateM8
04/02/2020
Wellbeing

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 body’s a rest from the good stuff and rest their…
HydrateM8
01/01/2020
Wellbeing

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 day. There’s nothing better than tucking into a good old…
HydrateM8
23/12/2019
Wellbeing

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 effect on our oral health. Just 10% of adults have…
HydrateM8
26/07/2019
Wellbeing

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 to cells, muscles and organs. However, if you haven’t drunk…
HydrateM8
26/07/2019
Wellbeing

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 getting pregnant alongside a healthy, active lifestyle. Research has shown…
HydrateM8
25/07/2019
Wellbeing

Should You Be Practicing Mindfulness?

The idea of mindfulness is a simple one – it is about learning to appreciate the current moment. It is about savouring every mouthful of a meal, so that you can truly appreciate it; it is about paying attention to the way the water massages your body in the shower; it is about going for a walk and taking notice…
HydrateM8
29/05/2019