Drinking water in the Summer

No matter how much we try to convince ourselves that we love the four seasons of a British year, we have to be honest; the winter months are pretty grim. Sure, the festive season is fun, and it’s an excuse to hibernate by the fire by a while, but we tend to find ourselves waiting for the hotter months to arrive. The Great British Summer is a wonderful institution, and...

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Want to lose weight? Try Water!

As well as all the other health benefits of water, forget all the expensive fancy fad diets and try water first. Many scientific studies now concur that water is beneficial to weight loss and maintenance. And, of course, there are all the other great properties that keeping hydrated can bring to you and your body. Last, but not least, water is totally calorie free! Burn those calories REE, or Resting Energy Expenditure...

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Can drinking water help with stress?

Stress Awareness Month – 1st – 30th April 2017 – the importance of water Stress Awareness Month has been actively running since 1992 and is a bigger than ever event as the years go by. Healthcare professionals meet to discuss the effects of stress on the human body, and various methods of relieving this syndrome. Statistics show that 1 in 5 visits to a doctors surgery are stress related (this includes...

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National Nutrition and Hydration Week

At HydrateM8, we focus on the importance of nutritious food and hydration every single day of your waking life. We are delighted that this focus is highlighted in the UK in the form of National Nutrition and Hydration Week, sponsored by the NHS and major corporate brands in the field, such as Nestle and Tetley. Particular emphasis this year is placed on nutrition for hospital workers and their patients, particularly the...

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Time to talk about the colour of your pee!

Staying hydrated is imperative for keeping a healthy mind and body, and there are 12 signs and symptoms of dehydration which you must watch out for. Since the biggest indication of your hydration levels is the colour of your pee, we've put together a 'healthy pee chart' for you to download. If you are fit and healthy, you should aim to drink around 1.6 – 2 litres (2.8 – 3.5 pints) of...

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