ARE YOU GETTING ENOUGH?
As long ago as last May the “Keep it Light” campaign was launched following research that uncovered habitual dehydration among 96% of the UK’s office workers. Designed to educate the nation and encourage healthy hydration habits, the campaign has been further highlighted in this months edition of Cooler Innovation magazine.
The importance of water to general health is well documented yet many people simply do not drink enough. Studies have shown that employees with access to a water cooler significantly increase their consumption and are able to take advantage of the many benefits to their health and well being. Employers in turn benefit from having healthy employees which can mean lower absenteeism, improved productivity and increased morale.
The National Hydration Council’s scientific panel has written and developed a series of consumer factsheets covering a range of topics relating to proper hydration. Take the time to read some of them.
Water is essential for life make sure your body is consistently well hydrated.
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