6th May 2022
How Walking Alleviates Anxiety on Mental Health Awareness Week 2022
Mental Health Awareness Week 2022 takes place from the 9th to the 15th of May, providing an opportunity to highlight what we can do to make mental health care a reality for everyone. We explore more on why walking benefits our mind’s wellbeing in this article.
21st April 2022
Stress Awareness Month 2022: Sip the Stress Away
Optimum health comes from maintaining a healthy balance of fluids and electrolytes in our bodies. When we don’t preserve this vital balance, we start noticing ourselves reaching for a glass of water more often. This prominent sign of thirst happens when our body has lost around two to three per cent of its water content. Although those with continued exposure to stress can fare worse - showing signs at a much lower threshold.
14th April 2022
The Surprising Ways Chocolate Can Dehydrate You
It’s easy to overindulge during the Easter weekend by eating one-too-many chocolate eggs and ending up in a chocolate-filled hole on the couch. As much as Easter is synonymous with all things chocolate, experts suggest that we should be thinking twice about consuming too much of it. This is because chocolate can be dehydrating without us realising it. To understand why, we've explored two explanations in this article.
13th April 2022
iPRO’s Hydration Guide to Fasting During Ramadan
On April the 2nd, the Islamic month of Ramadan begins as Muslims all over the world celebrate the holy month. This will see residents fasting for around 14 hours each day, meaning no food or liquid may be consumed between dawn and dusk. Considering that water makes up to 70% of your body, fasting can pose a hydration challenge to those who observe it. We’ve created this quick guide to help you stay healthily hydrated during Ramadan 2022.
6th April 2022
World Health Day 2022: Benefits of Healthy Drinking
World Health Day 2022 takes place on the 7th of April, providing an opportunity to highlight the importance of healthy drinking (and eating) for our whole-body wellbeing. The theme for this year aims to direct global attention toward the health of our planet and the people living on it. One way we can celebrate this is by changing our drinking habits. Considering soft drinks offer no nutritional benefit yet leave a hefty footprint on the environment, and alcohol drives deforestation to make room for the mass production of grapes, hops or barley. There are plenty of reasons why making the switch can make a difference for our planet and our health. We’ve explored the benefits in this article.
1st April 2022
Hydration Education with iPRO & Bidfood
A lack of education around the importance of hydration remains at large for schoolchildren. In partnership with Bidfood, iPRO is on an educational journey to fill this gap by raising awareness in schools nationwide. Adopting healthy drinking habits is essential at a young age as kids have undeveloped thirst mechanisms. Failing to hydrate themselves can decrease their performance by as much as 5%, impacting their cognitive abilities to learn, think, remember, and problem-solve. iPRO is one of the world’s fastest-growing hydration brands, with a school-compliant healthy juice range formulated explicitly for schoolchildren. As a leading supplier to school caterers, Bidfood understands the importance of increasing nutritious offerings for children at every stage of their food and drink offering.
1st April 2022
Fun Workout Ideas You’ll Commit To
Making a commitment to exercising on the regular can be a real challenge. We complain about being too busy or too tired. When in truth, we’re simply procrastinating or losing focus. Rather than treating your workout as a chore, look for fun ways to intermix exercise into your daily routine. With a few lifestyle tweaks, you can get accustomed to a consistent workout regime that doesn’t feel like a burden or hassle. We’ve compiled some fun and easy ways to get you started in this article.