The Great American Water Taste Test!

Posted by: Rhona Reid On February 22, 2018 12:00 pm

 
In early February, the 18th annual Great American Water Taste Test took place at the Hyatt Regency Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C.  

After days of testing, judges finally found some clean tap water in America.

Over two days, water samples from around the country were blind-tasted by a panel of judges, tasked with finding a winner.  What are they looking for?  Taste, smell and clarity are the watchwords according to The National Rural Water Association, the main sponsor of the event.

Water Good Winner!

After some serious sipping, the gold medal was awarded to Arcadia Water Utility of Wisconsin, which beat off some stiff competition from the City of Salisbury, MD Paleo Water and the Southeast Water Users District,

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Smoothie Operator – Water-Based Smoothies To Rock Your World

Posted by: Rhona Reid On February 20, 2018 7:00 am

 
There’s a new generation of smoothies out there, and they’re just waiting to be discovered.  What’s awesome about them is that instead of relying on milk or yogurt for the liquid factor, these amazing smoothies contain water.  So just make sure you use antioxidant-rich, hydrogen-packed Tyent Water for the ultimate health boost!

Smoothies are an awesome way of getting enough fruit and vegetables!
Pack Some Energy Into Your Smoothie!

What’s fantastic about this is that you get even more goodness in every glass!  The vitamins and minerals from the fruit, seeds, nuts and vegetables combine with the energy-and-immune-boosting properties of Tyent Water to make ultra-delicious and nutritious smoothies!  

We’ve rounded up three fantastic recipes to make life that little

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The Best Valentine’s Gift Ever!

Posted by: Rhona Reid On February 13, 2018 7:00 am

 
The day of love is almost upon us.  Whether you think it’s a cynical ploy to extract whatever disposable income you have left after the Christmas frenzy or the most romantic thing since Romeo scaled a balcony to compare Juliet’s beauty to the sun; you’ll be hard pushed to avoid it.

Give your Valentine the best gift EVER this year.
Go Hearts or Go Home

Manufacturers and stores seemed locked in an unspoken battle to make as many things as possible heart-shaped.  If you’re marking the day of romance at home, why not pick up a pair of heart-shaped tuna steaks?  They’ll go pretty well with the heart shaped fondant potatoes and heart-shaped chocolate mousse.  The message?  Go hearts

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Just Add Salt?  The New Way that Salt is Harming Our Health

Posted by: Rhona Reid On January 23, 2018 7:00 am

 
Something else has been identified as a potential health hazard in our water.  To add to the cocktail of potential contaminants that flow out of taps across America, salt has recently been identified as the latest water worry.  

Do you really need more salt?
How Our Soil Gets Salty

Increased use of road salt is a major cause, as is mining, fossil-fuel production and the use of some fertilizers.  The salt seeps into the ground where excessive sodium dislodges the stable soil minerals such as calcium and potassium, changing the composition of the soil itself.

Of course, whatever is in the soil will end up seeping through to our water supply.  The salty water eventually trickles through the layers

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Your New Year Fitness Plan Starts Here!

Posted by: Rhona Reid On January 11, 2018 12:00 pm

 
Let’s start by saying that if you already pull on your running shoes as soon as the alarm goes off, or if you cycle to your Bodypump class three times a week, you can safely skip this blog and go and enjoy a chilled glass of Tyent water and pat yourself on the back!

We’ve all got to start somewhere.

However, if, like many of us, your sports gear has gathered a little dust lately, and your gym subscription is starting to feel more like a charitable donation you make every month, then maybe you could use a little motivation to improve your fitness levels in 2018!

  • Take One Day At a Time.  

It’s great to have long and

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Which Important Resolution Should You Make This Year?

Posted by: Rhona Reid On January 4, 2018 12:00 pm

 
It’s that time of year again!  The tinsel is packed away, the present buying frenzy is but a distant memory and our thoughts turn to New Year resolutions.

How many of us feel like exactly like this, post-Christmas?
What Do You Want to Change?

It’s easy to be blasĂ© about making resolutions, and lots of people don’t bother on the basis that if we want to change something, then we should get on and do it, instead of waiting for the “right” date in the calendar.

But that’s ignoring the special lure of resolution making.  If you want to change something in your life and stick to it, then New Year is the perfect opportunity.  New broom, clean room, …

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Happy New Year – Guaranteed!

Posted by: Rhona Reid On January 2, 2018 7:00 am

 
Before Christmas, one of my young nephews was desperate (in the way that only a 7 year old boy at Christmas can be) for a particular toy.  

We hope you survived Christmas better than this!
Thanks Santa!

A large number of painstakingly written letters and notes to Father Christmas that politely requested this small, brightly colored object were posted and stuffed up the chimney.  On Christmas morning, amid shouts and whoops of happiness, came the most ecstatic one, as my nephew finally opened the toy of his dreams.

Well, That Didn’t Last Long…

There followed around 30 minutes of frenzied, joyful play before one part of the precious toy became detached from the other, in a way that wasn’t

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How to Mix the Best Mocktails Ever at Your New Year’s Eve Party!

Posted by: Rhona Reid On December 31, 2017 7:00 am

 
Christmas and New Year’s Eve can be a time of excess, with rich foods, candy and alcohol all being consumed in larger quantities than usual for many of us.  

You can drink as many of these as you like!
Rock a Mocktail!

So how about taking a healthier approach to at least one of these usual suspects?  Instead of pouring another glass of wine, try one of our three delicious mocktails for a festive feel without the guilt!  

  • Mockmosa

Skip the Champagne and toast the season with a flute of sparkling grape juice with a little extra pizzazz!

1 part orange juice

1 part Tyent water

2 parts sparkling grape juice

Sprig of mint

Pour the orange juice and

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Why Your Dentist Dreads Christmas!

Posted by: Rhona Reid On December 29, 2017 12:00 pm

 
Okay, maybe not dreads Christmas.  But dentists are hyper aware of the damage that sweet things such as candy and soda do to our teeth.  

Therefore Christmas, arriving as it does, on a fresh wave of sweetness in the wake of that great testament to candy itself, Halloween, poses all kinds of threats to our teeth unless we take extra good care of them.

This is the stuff of nightmares for your dentist!
The Usual Suspects

As well as sugar, many people often consume more alcohol than usual around the holidays.  Alcohol attacks teeth in two ways: firstly with the sugar it contains and secondly with acid, which damages enamel.  

So you clean your teeth and visit your

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Are the Holidays Stealing Your Energy?  

Posted by: Rhona Reid On December 26, 2017 6:06 pm

 
Forget The Grinch Who Stole Christmas.  This is far more serious, (and erm… real). The Christmas That Stole Your Energy needs fixing, and fast!

Have the holidays stolen your sparkle?
Partied Too Hearty?

It’s all too easy to run out of energy over the holidays.  Social engagements, parties, excited kids (everywhere, more every time you look up, it seems), rich food and maybe a few glasses of wine more than you usually drink?  It’s hard work having fun!   

All of these things are energy thieves.  And when you’re tired, it’s pretty easy to just throw yourself into the nearest armchair and watch It’s a Wonderful Life again/snooze it off/wait for the kids to grow up.

Tempting, but if you

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