Hydration Institute

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Thoroughly researched articles and advice about hydration and health, curated by a team of Oxford scientists.

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Are Superfoods Really Super?

Hydrant is NOT a superfood
‘Superfood’ trends happen all the time: one minute, there’s a food you’ve never heard of, the next minute it’s in everything: recipes, snacks, drinks etc. Then, once the research has been done, we find out that food is actually not all that special.

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Obsessing over taste: how ORS should taste

Hydrant exists because other effective hydration products, like ORS (Oral Rehydration Solution) and Pediatric drinks, taste pretty awful. They often contain diet sweeteners, too much sugar and have a syrupy texture.
If Hydrant tasted bad, even with the other improvements we’ve added it would not be a great product. So we doubled down on flavor in a big way starting with a poll of our target market on our first flavor:

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Does Caffeine Dehydrate you?

Part of our commitment to you is to clearly explain the science behind our products in terms that are easy to understand. Academia hasn’t always been great at communicating their research to the rest of the population, so we’d like to be your guides in hydration science.

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The Best Way to Hydrate

Hydration is about balance. Balancing the level of water and electrolytes in your body. Imbalances can impact your cognition (mental performance), athletic performance, and even your moods.

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