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The Secrets Behind Anti-Oxidants

Anti-oxidant is the buzzword of modern nutrition. If you can integrate foods that contain plenty of anti-oxidants into your diet then you’re on your way to great health. Green tea, blueberries and dark chocolate are only a few of the products that have been becoming increasingly popular with the millennials seeking those new revitalising dietary habits, due to their rich antioxidant properties.  What if you could access these health-boosting anti-oxidants by simply drinking water? Plain old water from the tap, which has a reputation as being at best unpleasant, and at worst unpalatable, can be transformed into revitalizing anti-oxidant water. How can this be possible? It is done by altering the Oxidation Reduction Potential (ORP) level and can be achieved...

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Your Body After Alcohol & How to Help It

We've all been there, haven't we? Whether it's a night out or a night in, we've all had a little too much to drink and regretted it as we lie suffering the next day. However, how many of us have actually every stopped to think about why we feel so horrible the morning after the night before?  The Biology of a Hangover  A hangover is defined as a 'constellation of unpleasant physical and mental symptoms that occur after a bout of heavy alcohol drinking' (Swift & Davidson, 1998). Many of the most difficult aspects of a hangover stem from the dehydration that builds up in the time you spend drinking. Alcohol's diuretic qualities cause the pituitary gland in your brain to...

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What Are Your Kids Drinking - and How Much?

What if I told you that keeping the kids hydrated might be harder than keeping yourself hydrated? You wouldn't be surprised would you? It's fair to say on the list of priorities for children, staying hydrated is fairly near the bottom of the list! The problem is that children have a larger proportion of body water than adults and have less heat tolerance. This means that in warm temperatures or after physical activity they are more likely to get dehydrated than we are.  What does the research say?  The recommended daily fluid intake for children is as follows; 1L per day for 5-8 year olds, 1.5L per day for 9-12 year olds and 2L for 13+ year olds. Now as if...

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The Number One Weapon in Weight Loss

What's the number one thing you would associate with being on a diet?  While the answer might vary, I'm sure if you took a survey of 100 people one of the top answers would be drinking more water. It's 'Dieting 101' to start increasing your daily water intake when trying to lose weight.  Have you ever wondered why?  Maybe you've been on diets before, or are on one just now - although, as it's approaching the festive season that's unlikely! We are very familiar with the endless benefits of drinking water but so often we can find it challenging to integrate getting the adequate daily minimum into a habit form. Particularly if you don't drink a lot of water prior...

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3 Refreshing Health Boosts for Your Water

Now that you've received your Phox Alkaline Water Filter and have been enjoying the beautifully refreshing taste of mineral-rich, electrolysed drinking water - we thought you might want to know about some things that can enhance the health-boosting capacity of your water even further! Out with the old, in the with the new... With water which is clear of all those nasty contaminants, these three infusions can provide a welcome taste twist every so often and bring a range of benefits that come with them.  Lemon Adding lemon (or lime) to drinking water is not a new phenomenon but it's well worth outlining why so many people opt for adding a slice of citrus to their drinking water. First of all,...

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