The Functional Health Benefits of Water

Water is often referred to as the elixir of life. It is a simple, yet essential substance that plays a crucial role in keeping our bodies healthy and functioning optimally. Beyond quenching our thirst, water offers a wide range of functional health benefits that are vital for our overall well-being. In this blog, we will […]

5 Essential Tips for a Hydration Makeover

We all know that staying hydrated is crucial for our overall health and well-being. However, many of us underestimate the power of hydration and the profound impact it has on our bodies. In this blog, we will delve into five essential tips to help you achieve a hydration makeover and unlock a new level of […]

How water can help boost your immune system

Water is more than just a thirst quencher. It’s a vital source of life that makes up nearly three-quarters of our bodies. Without it, we couldn’t function, let alone survive. While we know the importance of hydration for physical and cognitive performance, did you know that water can also give your immune system a much-needed […]

Electrolytes and Beyond: The Power of Sports Drinks

As a fitness enthusiast, you may wonder what’s the best way to replenish your body during a workout. Even though water is crucial for hydration, sometimes it’s not enough – especially during intense or prolonged exercises. Luckily, that’s where sports drinks come in. In this article, we’ll explore the added health benefits of sports drinks […]

Five Hidden Signs of Dehydration

We all know water is a crucial part of our lives and health. It helps us digest food, keeps our skin smooth and healthy, and helps our brains function properly. Usually, we can spot signs of dehydration from a mile away! Common symptoms may include dark urine, infrequent urination, headaches, or dizziness. But what about the hidden signs? How […]

Four Guidelines We Use To Determine The Quality Of Our Water

We all need water to survive, but how can we tell if we’re getting great-quality water? Fortunately, in South Africa, we refer to the South African National Standards (SANS) 241:2015 as a guideline to test and monitor our water’s quality. This means our water gets tested by independent laboratories, and we’re pleased to say that […]

How dehydration affects your brain

We have all heard that drinking eight glasses of water per day will keep your body healthy, but what about our brains? Since our bodies consist of 70% water, all the cells in our bodies – including brain cells – depend heavily on water to carry out essential functions. Therefore, if our water levels are […]

Water vs Sports Drinks – which is better during exercise?

Do you reach for a sports drink or get up to refill your water bottle when working out? You might not think it matters, but actually, it does! According to research, even just a 2% reduction in body weight from sweat can significantly impact athletic performance. As our bodies try to cool down through sweat, […]

How to keep your children hydrated at school

Drinking enough water is necessary for any healthy lifestyle, but we all know how difficult it can be to reach your daily water goal. So, should tracking your child’s water intake be another thing on your endless list of responsibilities? Unfortunately, yes! Children are very active, and when they sweat, they lose more of their […]