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Need calcium? Drink water!

Water is an effective natural source of easily absorbed calcium, and has the benefit of being calorie free – but beware claims that bottled water is ‘better’ for you.

6 good reasons to drink water every day

It’s one of the easiest and most effective ways to support good health; yet most people just don’t drink enough water.

Recurring cystitis? Drink more water

For women prone to urinary tract infections, drinking an additional 1.5 litres of water a day can be a simple, effective form of prevention.

Water drinking leads to healthier food choices

Increasing water consumption by as little as 1% has been shown to reduce total daily calorie, saturated fat, sugar, sodium and cholesterol intake.

Magnesium-rich drinking water may protect bones

If you live in a hard water area you may be gaining some unexpected health benefits from the magnesium in your tap water.

Drinking water improves focus, reaction time

The effects of dehydration can be experienced as headaches, mood changes and inability to concentrate say researchers.

Global study reveals microplastics in tap water

More than 80% of tap water samples collected worldwide tested positive for microplastics, suggesting that these tiny pollutants are moving from our oceans to our freshwater supplies.

Green tea drinkers have stronger bones

Regular consumption of green tea, which is rich in beneficial polyphenols, could help keep your bones stronger as you age, according to new Chinese research.

You’ve been sold a myth about sports drinks – and it could be slowing you down

There’s little evidence that sports drinks hydrate you better than water – and they could do more harm than good.

Water study challenges 8-glasses-a-day rule

Study shows that if you drink too much water your brain makes swallowing harder – helping maintain a tightly calibrated water balance in the body.

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