What is the EHI
The Human Hydration Hub
The European Hydration Institute is a foundation established with the objectives of advancing and sharing knowledge and understanding of all matters relating to human hydration and the effects of hydration on health, wellness and performance.
Information for everyone
Find out all the information about human hydration you may need: from the importance and benefits of a healthy hydration and the consequences of dehydration, to the hydration needs according to age, special populations and special conditions.
Tools for researchers
Our compilation of hydration science, includes a scientific library with more than 750 references and abstracts of scientific papers, a selection of multimedia contents relating to hydration and information about Congresses and events where hydration is on the agenda.
For healthcare professionals
A series of educational materials created to provide health care professionals with relevant information about hydration, including hydration needs and hydration hints which can be shared with patients.
News & activities
Stay updated about hydration issues with our section about news and with our quarterly newsletters written by the EHI's Science Advisory Board experts.Read more
April 14, 2014
March 12, 2014
December 17, 2013
A series of educational materials created to provide health care professionals with relevant information about hydration, including hydration needs and hydration hints which can be shared with patients. Hydration cards which are shorter versions summarising the adequate intakes and tips for each topic.
Periodically, Professor Ron Maughan and other EHI Science Advisory Board members, summarises a recently published paper relating to hydration and its effect on health, wellness and performance.
by Hans Braun on May 22, 2013
by Maria Kapsokefalou on April 30, 2013
What is meant by thirst and why do we not feel the drive to drink when we are physiologically thirsty
by Professor Simon Thornton on April 9, 2013