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Webinar – Why Hydration Matters

The EHI webinar exploring ‘Why Hydration Matters’ took place on Thursday 4th June.

With the promise of a BBQ-worthy summer and balmy days to come, it’s more important than ever that we make sure we’re drinking enough throughout the day to stay healthy and hydrated.

But proper hydration isn’t just an issue during the summer months. It’s important to take in enough fluid throughout the year. So how do we know if we’re well hydrated? In this webinar, we were joined by Professor Ron Maughan, Emeritus Professor of Sports and Exercise Nutrition at the University of Loughborough, and Chair of the European Hydration Institute’s Science Advisory Board. He discussed recently released research that demonstrates the effect hydration can have on our health, wellbeing and performance.

Also in the studio was Professor Monty Mythen, of University College London Hospital, to explore why hydration doesn’t receive the same amount of focus from researchers, doctors and the media as healthy nutrition, and why it should.

Both guests were also myth-busting and gave their advice on remaining healthy and hydrated, including the signs and symptoms of dehydration which we should all be aware of…