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Nutrition and Hydration Week

12-18 Mar 2018

 

The mission of Nutrition and Hydration week is to create a global movement that will reinforce, focus, energise, create activity and engagement for nutrition and hydration as a fundamental element to maintaining the health and well-being.

 

Why is nutrition important? 

Nutrition is important as just like a machine what we choose to fuel our bodies with has an effect on our productivity and capabilities. By giving ourselves well balanced healthy meals we are able to ensure our vital organs are functioning effectively, boosting our immune system. maintaining our digestive system and giving us energy.

 

Improving your diet is easier than you think.

NHS choices offers a wide range of advice and resources to help you improve your diet, loose weight and make healthier choices.

For 8 tips to maintain a healthy diet click here.

For tips and information on food labels click here.

Check out our ‘Eat and Drink Well’ page for lots of information and guidance on nutrition and hydration: Eat and Drink Well.

Why is hydration important?

The British Nutrition Foundation explain exactly why we need water. They state that human beings are almost 2/3 water! And therefore, its important that we drink enough to stay hydrated and healthy. Not drinking enough has been linked to decreased cognitive function, fatigue, headaches and many other symptoms.

How much water do you need?

NHS Choices suggest you aim for between 6-8 glasses of fluid a day this is on top of the water you are provided with via food.

 

Why not get talking about nutrition and hydration at home and at work during the week of 12th March-18th March?

Check out our social media platforms for tips and tricks during Nutrition and Hydration week:

Twitter @CUH_CHaW  Facebook: @cambridgehealthatwork

 

 

 

Find out more about the campaign by visiting:

www.nutritionandhydrationweek.co.uk


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