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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Which Foods will Help you Reach Your Hydration Goals?

Current government guidelines suggest that we should all be drinking around eight glasses of water a day in order to maintain optimum hydration. However, around a third of our water comes from the foods we eat. In theory, if you eat enough of the right foods, you won’t need to drink so much water. So, which foods should you be chowing down on in order to refresh and revive your...

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30 Reasons to Drink More Water

We all know that we should be drinking more water and many of us are aware of some of the reasons as to why it is so good for us. Just in case, however, we have compiled a long, long list of the benefits of proper hydration, in an effort to motivate you to go and get another drink! Your Skin Loves Water 1. Hydrated cells help reduce wrinkles and give you...

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How to Reduce Plastic Waste This Summer

Plastic Waste ‘Goes Up By 40% During the Summer’ – Here’s How to Reduce Your Consumption Summer is almost here and that can only mean it’s the season for picnics, BBQ’s and generally being outside. Although the sun is a welcome sight and is essential for our vitamin D production, the season also means our use of plastic increases. Even though single-use plastic is convenient, it’s effect on the environment can...

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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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