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Common Cold, Allergies: Fluids to Avoid

Dehydration risks may increase when we have the common cold or respiratory tract infections (RTIs) because we are less likely to consume water. However, a

Gastroenteritis and Dehydration

Dehydration is the most common risk associated with gastroenteritis (gastro), a digestive illness causing diarrhoea and vomiting which results in the loss of fluids. When

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How does a bad diet affect the body?

It’s common knowledge that eating a high-fat, high-sugar diet that is heavy on processed foods and low on nutrients is unhealthy. But do you know

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Energy drinks banned on work sites

Energy drinks are being banned from some construction sites due to rising health concerns around their super-caffeinated content, lack of nutritional value and detrimental health

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How Food and Diet Can Impact Dehydration

Food plays a vital role in maintaining hydration by replenishing lost sodium, electrolytes and amino acids while eating also encourages fluid consumption by triggering thirst.

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Sugary Drinks Cause Obesity + more

The abundance of sugar found in soft drinks, energy drinks and many sports drinks is a serious cause for concern, contributing to Australia’s obesity problem