Dec
17
2013
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EHI 16 Issue

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EHI 16 Issue
  Hydration is an important condition that should be recognised in hospitalised patients. Hydration problems often go unrecognised and are particularly common in elderly and frail patients after hospital admission. Several clinical conditions, such as cardiac, renal or liver failure, leading to fluid volume accumulation, eventually result in an increased amount of total body salt […]

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Sep
25
2013
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EHI 15 Issue

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EHI 15 Issue
A large and growing number of choices are available to the consumer in the beverage categories of water, tea, coffee, milk, juice, soft drinks, diet drinks, energy drinks and alcoholic beverages. The wide variety available satisfies the individual taste preferences, nutritional requirements and lifestyle needs of most consumers. But how do consumers choose their beverage? Find out more information about factors influencing beverage choice in the new issue of our quarterly newsletter.

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Jun
27
2013
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EHI 14th Issue

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EHI 14th Issue
The role of the kidneys is to filter out all the excess minerals and water taken in from the diet, as well as the majority of water-soluble end-products of body metabolism. In health, up to 1,200 mmol of compounds can be excreted with each litre of maximally concentrated, dark-yellow urine. Thus, the more we eat, […]

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Mar
25
2013
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EHI 13th issue

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EHI 13th issue
Most people give little thought to hydration: they drink when thirsty or according to habit (mealtimes, morning coffee, afternoon tea, etc) and any excess fluid is lost as urine. These simple physiological processes work fairly well and water intake is closely matched to water losses.

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Jan
23
2013
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EHI 12th Issue

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EHI 12th Issue
  Common misconceptions about hydration in children. Many people believe that they have good knowledge about hydration, even though their beliefs are often not supported by the available scientific evidence. such beliefs can sometimes lead to inappropriate hydration behaviours.    

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