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Is your drinking water hindering your health or helping your health?

Is your drinking water hindering your health or helping your health?

Did you know that not all water is created equal?

Our body is built and performs on water….so we need to put the right water in our body.

I’ll talk briefly about a few water types –

4 ways to remember to drink water.

4 ways to remember to drink water.

We all know we feel better when we are healthy, and part of this is drinking enough water.

Did you know the first and most important aspect for optimal health is proper hydration? and being well hydrated, with the right water, is vital for our health.

With the busy lives we lead it’s difficult to have to remember and it can become one more thing to put on your never ending to do list.


Dry as a bone!

Dry as a bone!

I’ve talked about why you should be drinking water already, and in this blog I want to highlight what happens when we don’t drink enough.

If we have more fluid leaving our bodies (through breathing, sweating, digestion, urine, vomiting etc.) than we have coming in this upsets our natural balance of minerals and we can become dehydrated.


The importance of water in our daily lives.

The importance of water in our daily lives.

On a hot day, there is nothing better than taking a long drink of cool water. It’s refreshing. It stops us feeling thirsty. It cools us down. But apart from being a great drink, do you know why we need to drink water each day?

If we start at the beginning, our mouths, we take our water in through here, but this is also where saliva is found. The basis of saliva is water, with some enzymes, mucus and antibacterial compounds thrown in. 


Don't tell your children to drink water.

Don't tell your children to drink water.

Our children need to drink water as much, or perhaps even more than we do if they are very active. Sometimes it’s a struggle to get them to do it, but it’s an important part of their wellbeing.

So, here is the twist I’d like you to consider. Instead of asking or telling them to drink water, why not educate them on why they should drink water?