Posted by: Rhona Reid On November 18, 2018 7:03 pm
Still drinking sparkling water? Then it’s time for a rethink. The bubble has well and truly burst on the bottled water industry and it’s time to say a firm farewell to the fizz.
So – the next time you reach for a can or a bottle of the carbonated stuff from the shelf – it might be worth keeping a few things in mind.
Many people have reported feeling uncomfortably bloated after drinking carbonated water. We find this to be hardly surprising since most brands of sparkling water are chock-full of artificially injected carbon dioxide.
Posted by: Rhona Reid On November 14, 2018 8:23 pm
Water: refreshing, hydrating…deadly?
Sorry to be the bearers of bad news, but it’s time to make some tough, but necessary, choices about the water you drink. The stuff that comes out of your taps – or even out of a bottle – might contain a few unwelcome elements and some that are positively deadly.
Here are 8 ways that your drinking water may be killing you:
1) Pesticides and Herbicides I
Designed to withstand attacks from insects and weeds, these powerful chemical formulations won’t just rinse away with a splash under the tap.
Healthy nails are strong and pinkish in color due to the tiny blood vessels that feed each nailbed. The nail plate (the part of the nail that we can see) is made of keratin, the same protein that your hair is made from.
Your fingernails can be an indicator of overall health, with one aspect being hydration. A quick examination of your fingernails can reveal whether you need to drink more water!
Are Your Nails Dehydrated?
Ever worry that your fingernails are becoming brittle?
Take a look – are they showing any symptoms of dehydration?
Millions of people suffer from Urinary Tract Infections (UTIs) every year – with women being more susceptible than men to get this common bacterial infection. Studies indicate that up to one-third of women will suffer from a UTI before the age of 24.
UTI Symptom Checker
Infection occurs when bacteria travels up the urethra and enters the bladder. Although most cases in adults can be quickly treated with the right medication – if left unchecked, the infection can spread to the kidneys and potentially affect kidney function.
Symptoms of UTIs vary from person to person, but will commonly include some or all of the following:
Having healthy, luxurious, and strong locks of hair have been a cherished desire of many people over the years. However, only a small percentage of people are born with natural great hair, while others need to put in more time and effort to get a silky mane.
Are you long overdue for some much-needed water therapy?
If the world seems to start feeling like a little bit too much to handle or you feel as though you can’t cope with yet another demand on your time or emotions, don’t ignore it! Listening to your inner voice is important – especially when it’s asking for help.
Scientists believe that they have an answer to those moments when you “just want to stay in bed and pull the covers over your head”:
Go and seek out some water for some water therapy!
The Wonder of Water
Studies have revealed that – quite simply – the closer we are …
In the summer, many of us like to shower more frequently than we normally would. Let’s face it – on a hot summer day, nothing beats standing underneath a cooling jet of water!
Your Skin and Chlorine
Now that stream of water might be wonderfully refreshing to step into in the morning, but let’s remember two things: your skin is your largest organ, and your municipal water is very likely to contain chlorine.
To an extent – what we put on our skin is absorbed into our bodies. So, what do you do if you want to cut back on the amount of chlorine in your shower water?