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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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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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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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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The Facts About Added Sugar

When talking about sugar, the bad stuff is added sugar. That is sugar that is added, often unnecessarily, to foods and drinks. You may be surprised to hear that sugar can be added to all sorts of foods like bread, pasta sauces, and peanut butter. The added sugar increases their calorie content and can contribute to obesity and other metabolic diseases including type 2 diabetes. What is added sugar? Added sugar is...

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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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Eating Disorders Awareness Week 1 – 7 March 2021

From the 1st until the 7th of March 2021, it is Eating Disorders Awareness Week. In the UK, 1.25 million people are living with an eating disorder, but it’s not just the person living with the condition that suffers but their loved ones too. Eating Disorders Awareness Week aims to raise awareness, it’s run by the charity BEAT and runs during the first week of March. What is an eating disorder? Eating disorders...

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