Hydration

Water you waiting for? Eat Foods Rich in Water

Jennifer Irvine | Posted 20.10.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Jennifer Irvine

I often find that healthy portion sizes of fruit and vegetables won't provide us with all the fluid we need but they're a great source of "time-released" fluid. Unlike a glass of water, which leaves the stomach and gets into the blood stream relatively quickly, food takes longer to be digested and therefore releases water into your system more slowly.

Hydration for Runners

Stephen M. Baker | Posted 08.06.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Stephen M. Baker

Why is hydration important? Around 70% of our body is made up of water; it is vital for every chemical reaction in the body. We need around 2-3 litres a day to transport nutrients, help with cellular enzyme activity and digestion of food, to carry out waste and toxins and also to support brain function for mood, energy and concentration.

Seven Ways to Upgrade Your Life By Eating and Living Consciously

Polly Noble | Posted 03.05.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Polly Noble

We've all heard the old adage "You are what you eat" but how often do we really stop and think about what we are fueling our body with? It is so easy to grab the nearest snack, and fill up on junk to fill our hunger without really being conscious of what effect that food is having on our body.

Five Reasons To Drink Coffee

Glen Matten | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Glen Matten

Whilst some people may need to avoid or restrict coffee, for the rest of us, the bulk of research shows that coffee is more healthful than harmful, and here are five reasons why.

Is Tea, Coffee And Lettuce Better Than Water When It Comes To Hydration?

The Huffington Post UK | Kyrsty Hazell | Posted 07.06.2012 | UK Lifestyle

While experts have often stated caffeine-based drinks dehydrate the body, new research suggests otherwise. According to a team of scientists, the ...

Mission Hydrate: Do You Drink Enough Water?

Anne Look | Posted 23.06.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Anne Look

There are plenty of signs to suggest that you're dehydrated. Headaches, irritability, weakness, cravings for sugar and salt, dizzy spells, dark urine, a dry mouth, nausea and even vomiting are common ones.

The Truth About Soft Drinks

Richard Laming | Posted 14.02.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Richard Laming

Rarely does a day go by without yet another health scare story in the national press involving soft drinks. In recent months we have seen articles linking them with conditions such as bowel cancer, teenage violence and heart disease.

Are You Getting Enough?

Kyrsty Hazell | Posted 26.12.2011 | UK Lifestyle

Adults who drink half a litre of water a day or less, are increasing their chances of having high blood sugar levels, research has revealed. The s...