Water Is Life

Cognitive Information About Water

Simple skin test can determine if you are drinking enough water

Recommends drinking at least six to eight glasses of fluid per day, but many people are drinking a lot less.

Is drinking salt water good for you?

Some claim that consuming the saline drink can rid the body of toxins and boost energy levels, others are more sceptical about its supposed benefits.

Water does have a flavour

Scientists have discovered that H20 does actually have a distinct flavour, and it’s a sour one at that. If you had to describe water, flavoursome is unlikely to be the first word to enter your head but new research says that it should be considered an independent flavour.

Super-simple way to lose weight

If you're trying to lose weight, then you've probably already replaced sugary drinks, like soda and juice, with water. But scientists are beginning to get a better picture about the role that drinking water plays in weight loss. And it's leading to some interesting observations about how it affects our feelings of hunger.

The dangerous reason

With temperatures soaring we should all be reaching for the water to stay hydrated. But, if you’re the kind of person that likes to refill your plastic bottle each day you could actually be doing more harm than good.

Understand water science

The Earth just over 70 per cent of its surface is covered with water. Water is present on many of the planets too, and several moons of Jupiter and Saturn are thought to have significant water resources. But Earth is, without doubt, the one body in our Solar System where water has a defining presence.