The benefits of drinking water

The British Nutrition Foundation recommends drinking at least 8 glasses (Approx. 2 litres) of water every day - and more for those involved in physically active work, or are ill.

Nutritionalists and dieticians advise that high quality water, free from flavourings and additives is far more beneficial than tea, coffee, fruit squashes or fizzy drinks.

Drinking around 8 glasses a day improves hydration and can:

  • Help improve alertness
  • All brain functions improve
  • Aid receptiveness to learning
  • Improve skin texture
  • Reduce the rate of aging
  • Help weight loss - reduce obesity
  • Aid digestion process
  • Improve energy levels
  • Improve bodily organ functions
  • Lubricate joints
  • Purify the body
  • Remove toxins

Lack of water and dehydration can cause:

  • Decreased ability to concentrate
  • Increased Fatigue
  • Headaches
  • Dry mouth & bad breath
  • Impaired sports performance
  • Dizziness
  • Irritability
  • Constipation