After all the parties and seasonal indulgences it is more important than ever to keep ourselves well hydrated. Water is a key part of nutrition, not only does it quench our thirst, good old H2O is vital for helping us to stay healthy. Water aids digestion, absorption and distribution of nutrients, as well as flushing toxins out of our system. Headaches and fatigue are often caused by a lack of water, don’t reach for the headache pills or chocolate bar for a quick energy fix; keep hydrated. There is no need to buy expensive mineral waters, the tap water in this area is very good, I drink it myself all the time, it’s delicious. Top tips.. keep a jug or bottle handy on your desk or kitchen table, and sip away steadily throughout the day. Add some slices of lemon, lime or orange or some fresh mint and you’ve got a delicious flavoured drink that is not only good for you but costs next to nothing too.