Got a Question? Call Us: 01764 662111
Free UK & EU Delivery

Water for Health Blog: Promoting better health through hydration and nutrition.

At Water for Health we encourage everyone to take responsibility for their health. We consider it vitally important that people make informed choices with regard to their wellbeing. It is important to become informed on issues that dictate the quality of our lives. At Water for Health we consider good nutrition and proper hydration to be vitally important and this blog focuses on helping to enhance their importance and in particular the benefits of maintaining proper body alkaline balance.

No health claims are made or implied. Any reader contemplating implementing any suggestion made in any article should discuss with their health practitioner. Any guest posts do not necessarily represent the views of Water for Health.

Heavy Metals

~

Discover where the heavy metals that may be found in your drinking water come from and realise the importance of removing these from the water you drink every day.

Some of our products which help remove heavy metals from your drinking water and your body include our Biocera Alkaline Filter Jug; Zeolite Plus; Liquid Chlorophyll; our Energy Plus Water Filtration System and Quattro Cardio. Continue reading

Metabolic Syndrome Study: Hydrogen Rich Water Reduces Oxidative Stress

Obesity, insulin resistance, impaired glucose tolerance, high cholesterol, and high blood pressure are collectively called metabolic syndrome. Metabolic syndrome sufferers often end up with type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease. These three deadly disease are rampant in industrialised countries and is increasing in developing countries because of our unhealthy food production methods that we are exporting to them. Continue reading

Hydrogen Rich Alkaline Water Can Improve Your Microbiome and Digestive Health

Two types of water have made waves in the natural health community in the past few years. Hydrogen rich water and alkaline water have become popular to solve a wide range of health complaints. Hydrogen Water Versus Alkaline Water - Hydrogen rich water can be produced either by ionising (electrolysing) it, by bubbling hydrogen gas into it, or by adding magnesium to it that reacts with the water to release hydrogen. Continue reading

Eating Breakfast Helps With Weight Loss and 3 Delicious Alkalising Breakfast Recipes

While there are some recent dissenters, the vast majority of researchers have discovered that eating breakfast helps maintain healthy body weight, a higher activity level and less hunger throughout the day, less snacking, and lower scores on the main markers of metabolic disease. The catch? It has to be a healthy breakfast, ruling out most foods that typical families consume during the rush to school and work. Continue reading

Is Sugar Really So Bad For Us?

In the 21st century, residents of industrialised countries consume at least their entire body weight of sugar per year, with some of them consuming as much as twice their body weight in those 365 days. Most calories we consume daily are sugars. Not only does this differ from previous centuries when we ate more protein, fat, and fibre, but unlike in previous centuries, precious little of our current sugar intake originates from complex sugar sources like fruit and whole grains that contain large percentages of healthy nutrients too. Continue reading

The Proven Health Benefits of Turmeric

Turmeric is the spice that gives curry its yellow colour. Commercially available curry powder contains it. You can also buy it as a stand-alone powdered spice and mix it with your favourite combination of other spices. However, since the spice contains far too little of the active ingredient, called curcumin, you need to obtain a turmeric supplement to enjoy these health benefits. Inflammation is responsible for a wide variety of modern diseases, including cardiovascular disease, arthritis, diabetes and cancer. Continue reading

Is Your Shower Water Causing Your Skin Woes and Even Eczema?

The first step in treating any skin dryness, itchiness, rash, eczema, or other skin condition is to identify its cause. After all, if there is frequent contact between your skin and the cause of the problem, you may want to remove or avoid the cause before you spend hundreds or even thousands of pounds on a remedy. One common cause of irritating skin conditions is the water in which many of us shower every day.

Continue reading

Help Save Our Planet by Using a Non-Toxic Sunscreen This Summer

Sunscreen is quite literally a life saver. It protects millions of people from potentially deadly skin cancer, especially during the summer. But this seemingly innocent product for skin also has a dark side, as it can also harm human, animal, and plant life, however, by spilling millions of litres of artificial chemicals into the sea, the rivers, the soil, and our drinking water that many commercial brands contain.

The Detrimental Effects of Chemical Sunscreen are caused by: Continue reading

How to Avoid Bloating on the Plane

Aeroplanes, especially on those long international flights, are uncomfortable places for our digestive systems. We are expected to sit quietly in a small cramped place for unnatural periods of time, we eat and drink constantly to overcome boredom whilst flying, and we are too embarrassed or disgusted to remain in the bathroom for a good long visit. Then, there is the food that we are served, that is usually the type that is over processed and refined which puts added strain on our digestive system at the best of times, and can cause gas and our abdominal region to swell. Continue reading

How Water Can Make You Fat: The Facts and Remedies

Researchers have long argued that there are many substances in our tap water that are not natural components of water. These include hormones and chemicals that disrupt normal hormonal operations.

What are Hormone Disrupters?

Hormone disrupters, also called endocrine disruptors, are substances that interfere with the body's normal production, secretion, transport, use or excretion of hormones. Continue reading

You Will Never Believe Coconut Oil Can Do That!

Coconut oil is one of the most versatile and healthiest oils that you can buy. It tastes good, although the taste is still relatively neutral. It is a great moisturiser and anti-inflammatory. It has antibacterial properties, handles heat well and also serves as a great coating and glistening substance. If you want to know more about the possible uses of coconut oil, read on.

Coconut Oil for Cooking. For those who are trying to reduce their consumption Continue reading

When Water Can be Harmful to Your Health

With experts advising us to drink eight glasses of water per day, it will surprise many people to learn that there are some instances when drinking water can actually be harmful to our health. Water is safe only if consumed at appropriate quantities and from appropriate sources. Water is essential for health, so the key is to learn how to consume water safely.

It is very important to Always Hydrate Slowly. In January 2007, a 28-year-old Californian mother of three died from drinking too much water at a water-drinking contest that was sponsored by a local radio station. Continue reading

How to Make Easy Alkalising Meals

Many people believe that healthy living is too time-consuming and expensive. An alkaline diet is easy and cost-effective however, and you probably already have many appropriate ingredients already in your pantry. The formula for any main meal is to contain a balance of slow-digesting carbs, protein, and fat.

You should Boost Your Muscle Health and Energy Levels in the healthy way. Among other functions, carbs give you energy, protein develops your muscles, Continue reading

Uno Cardio 1000 Press Articles

 

Have a look at the highly praised and recommended Uno Cardio 1000 Fish Oil and where it has appeared in the press recently. The Daily Mail, Hello!, Female First, Cosmo Online and Daily Express Online are just some of the newspapers and magazines to recommend the highest ranking quality fish oil out of 51 fish oil supplements. Continue reading

Your Summertime Natural Health Essentials

Many people take a multivitamin and mineral supplement all year round. Those who do not take these typically concentrate on winter to stock up on health supplies to avoid the dreaded winter cold. Summer also poses some unique challenges to our bodies which we should not forget to address. The items discussed below are useful to have on hand for this time of year.

Continue reading