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.
It’s one of the easiest and most effective ways to support good health; yet most people just don’t drink enough 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.
Increasing water consumption by as little as 1% has been shown to reduce total daily calorie, saturated fat, sugar, sodium and cholesterol intake.
If you live in a hard water area you may be gaining some unexpected health benefits from the magnesium in your tap water.
The effects of dehydration can be experienced as headaches, mood changes and inability to concentrate say researchers.
Not all glasses of water are created equal – so just what do you need to consider to choose the ‘best’ 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.
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.
There’s little evidence that sports drinks hydrate you better than water – and they could do more harm than good.
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