Artisan gin, rum and vodka, Prosecco, real ale – the list of festive tipples goes on but don’t forget to make room for drinking water. Enjoying a glass or two of your favourite alcoholic beverage is only to be expected at Christmas celebrations. But as that couple of drinks can at times turn into a...
Christmas and the New Year are a time for celebration – and this usually involves alcohol.  The work’s do, nights out with friends, the corks popping on Christmas Day and New Year’s Eve, even an evening tipple in front of the television – alcohol plays a big part in the festive season.  If you’re not careful though all that...

Dehydration: How it affects your health 

Warnings about dehydration go hand-in-hand with health advice but why exactly is it so important to wellbeing?  Water really is the elixir of life; the body can survive much longer without food than without water. It is water that keeps our bodies functioning.  While dehydration can make itself felt even in the early stages, if it becomes severe there is a...