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Water for Health Blog: Learn About Alkaline water and Greens

The information on the Water for Health blog is purely for educational or discussion purposes and is used as a forum to exchange information and opinions, particularly as regards the benefits of hydration and nutrition. No health claims are made or implied. Any reader contemplating implementing any suggestion should firstly discuss with their health practitioner. Any guest postings do not necessarily represent the views of Water for Health Ltd.

  • Should You Ditch Tap Water for Alkaline Water?

    We all know that water is essential to life. The human body is comprised of 75% of it afterall. We use water to regulate body temperature, transport nutrients and oxygen, detoxify the liver and kidneys, dissolve vitamins and minerals and so much more.

    Dehydration can result in numerous uncomfortable symptoms including, changes in blood pressure, painful joints, dry skin and digestive problems.

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  • Could You Benefit from Eating a More Alkalising Diet?

    Do your current diet staples include; white pasta, white bread, cookies, lots of processed foods, meat, alcohol and/or soft drinks? If so you could be sending your body into acidic-overdrive, which could have devastating consequences to your health.

    How You Influence Your pH

    Most of us are familiar with our blood being a pH level of 7.365, which is slightly alkaline on the pH chart, as it is something generally taught at school. But often we are not taught that every single thing we do we do influences this pH. Continue reading

  • Are Vitamin & Mineral Supplements a Con?

    The Importance of Vitamins and Minerals

    Vitamins and minerals are essential organic molecules that promote the smooth running of functions within the body. They help with mental clarity, immunity, weight loss and digestion amongst many other things. They can help to prevent many chronic diseases, alleviate depression and keep energy levels balanced.

    Given that we can’t manufacture any minerals and are only able to manufacture four of the thirteen vitamins we need to survive, we then must look to external food sources to provide these for us.

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  • How to Avoid the Mid Afternoon Energy Slump

    It is a familiar phenomenon, the communal loss of momentum that hits the office at around 2pm. If you are someone that finds themselves running out of steam on a regular basis then this article may be able to offer some suggestions for achieving equilibrium. There are simple ways to tweak your routine to help keep your engine ticking over steadily all day long.

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  • Fish oil supplements not a threat to fish stocks

    Overfishing will decline if we eat less industrially produced meat and buy less pet food

    Anyone who cares about nature knows that urgent action is required to save our oceans and to put an end to overfishing. Some on the moral high ground mistakenly point an accusing finger at fish oil based food supplements in this respect. But what has now become clear? Less than 1 % of the catch is used for fish oil, whereas 39 times that amount is destined for cattle feed, farmed fish and pet food.

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  • Fish Oil Comparison Chart

    Not all fish oils are of the same quality!

    Have you got to the stage where you cannot see the wood for the trees? Don’t worry, you’re not on your own. It's not surprising, considering the amount of products and brands available today. What makes it so confusing is the huge differences in fish oils. Some capsules only contain a tiny 280 mg Omega-3, whereas our capsules contain up to 1200 mg of exceptionally pure Omega-3 (1080 mg EPA/DHA).

    Cheaper brands usually contain much lower concentrations of fish oil / Omega-3, which is why it is essential to take several capsules a day to maintain the right Omega-3 level. Be aware that many fish oil brands showing nutritional facts per serving 2 softgels instead of per 1 soft gel .
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  • How much water should you drink?

    How much water should you drink?

    Dr Batmanghelidj author of many good books on water gave this formula for the amount of water we should take in every day. His guide as a rough rule of thumb was that we should drink 15ml (half ounce) of water for every 0.45kg (lb) of body weight. This equates to a person weighing 90kg drinking 3 litres of water per day. Continue reading

  • Why is Theralac the best?

    Theralac represents several breakthroughs in probiotic technology. Initially introduced in 2002, these technological advances continue to make Theralac a leading probiotic. What are these advances? They can be summarized by the letters S.D.S. for STRENGTH, DELIVERY, and STIMULATION. For a probiotic to work well inside your G.I. tract, re-establishing regularity and comfort quickly, it must be in competition with and restrict the bad effects of billions of unwanted intestinal microbes; this needs our S.D.S. technology.

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  • Why should I take a probiotic?

    Many Health Professionals tell us that a good probiotic is the most vital supplement you can take. Why is that? A quality probiotic will aid in keeping the digestive tract healthy and better the absorption of all other supplements. Our bodies' systems are interlaced and lots of our health starts with the digestive system. Maintaining a healthy digestive tract is essential to maintaining good health in general.

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  • What Causes Diarrhea?

    There are many things that cause diarrhea. Some of these can include medical conditions and stress. One of the most common causes of diarrhea is bad bacteria that has been ingested along with the foods you've eaten.  Usually we can handle a certain amount of these unwanted bacteria in our system, but it depends on how much is taken in or how healthy our intestinal tract is whether we have a very bad reaction to these bacteria or not. In severe cases, or if left unchecked, this can be life-threatening.

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