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Does Drinking Alkalised Water Benefit Your Health And Wellbeing, Or Is It Just A Fad?

Posted by on May 30, 2017 in Blog

By Lisa McDonald, Strategic Life Management Coach Consuming adequate water is an essential aspect of good health and wellbeing.  The body is between 50-75% water, depending on age, gender, body fat and other factors.  It’s essential for many body functions. Drinking alkalised water helps you to hydrate and reduce acidity in your body.  For some people drinking alkalised water is just a fad, it’s something they do because they’ve discovered its trendy.  Like any fad, some people are quick to implement and then quick to stop. However, if you’re really serious about your health and wellbeing...

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Water, how much is enough ?

Posted by on Nov 30, 2016 in Blog

Water, how much is enough ?

-By Sebastian Curatore (Holistic Personal Trainer) We all need water to survive, but how much do we know about the water we are drinking? How much water should we drink ? And Is Bottled water all its stacked up to be? As a Personal Trainer i am frequently asked this question . It seems there is some confusion over what to drink as much as there is what to eat these days. Therefore I’d like to take the opportunity to clarify a few things regarding water…   The Water Myth Drinking 2-3 litres of water daily to maintain optimal health is indeed a myth. We need to keep in mind that we...

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The Benefits Of Slower Flow Rates For Water Filtration

Posted by on May 6, 2015 in Blog

There are several different types of water filtration systems for domestic use. These are made from varying materials and designs, and may either be whole house or drinking water filters. They consist of carbon, sand, ceramic, reverse osmosis, among many others. Selecting the best water filter is usually not a straightforward matter so it’s always good to consult with an expert in the field, as there are many varieties available. However, filtration is a simple, healthy, economic and more sustainable method of water purification than any other. Significance of the filtration flow rate One...

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Does Your Body Function Better with Filtered Water?

Posted by on Jan 21, 2015 in Blog

We all know that drinking water is good for our health. We are told most of our lives how important it is. Dehydration leads to many issues such as dry skin, dark-colored urine, fatigue, premature aging, weight gain, high cholesterol, heartburn, constipation and even urinary tract infections. Drinking enough water every day can help avoid or reduce these conditions. However, does it matter what type of water you drink? Have you ever considered the difference between tap water and filtered water? Let’s look at comparisons between tap water and filtered water and ask the question,...

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Most Hydrating Foods and Drinks for Summer

Posted by on Sep 26, 2014 in Blog

As the weather warms up over summer, your body’s need for water increases. To keep your body functioning normally and to prevent dehydration, you need a constant supply of water throughout the day. Fresh water is the best drink to quench your thirst and hydrate your body and it doesn’t contain any kilojoules. But did you know that foods can also supply some of your daily water needs? Most foods, even those that look hard and dry, contain water. The body can get approximately 20 per cent of its total water requirements from solid foods alone. The digestion process also produces water as a...

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DRINKING WATER AND WEIGHT LOSS

Posted by on Jul 7, 2014 in Blog

Alarming results have just been published in the medical journal, The Lancet, after a global study into obesity rates, involving 188 countries. It is not good news for Australia. Our obesity rates are climbing faster than anywhere else in the world. Here are some of the key findings from the Global Burden of Disease Study 2013: Almost a quarter of Australian children and 63 per cent of Australian adults are either overweight or obese. Five million Australian adults, one third of the adult population, are obese. One third of Australian women are obese, a 75 per cent increase since 1980....

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