Introducing theEuropean Hydration InstituteHydration for health, wellness and performance
The European Hydration Institute: A foundation established to advance knowledge and understanding• of all matters relating to human hydration and its effects on health, wellness and performance. • Created in response to the need for an authoritative source of information to support efforts designed to ensure people across Europe are properly hydrated.• Works with independent scientists including members of its Science Advisory Board.• Supported by trustees, partners and collaborators who share a mutual desire to better understand the science of hydration and the way it affects health, wellness and performance.
EHI Structure Board of Trustees EHI Science Partners Director Advisory Board Secretariat Dr Jane Holdsworth
Working with independent experts• The Institute’s Science Advisory Board comprises European scientists and health and nutrition experts.• Board members are appointed as independent scientific experts and key health and nutrition opinion leaders.• The Board is responsible for identifying research priorities and steering a program of work to advance hydration knowledge and understanding. Prof. Dr. Ronald J. Maughan Prof. Claudio Dr. Maria Prof. Dr. Lluís Maffeis Kapsokefalou Serra-Majem Prof. Dr. Dr. Hans Ryszard Braun Gellert
Advancing ScienceWorking with its Science Advisory Board, the EHI:Compiles scientific evidenceabout all sources of hydration andrelated issues in order to become thereference centre for publishedhydration science and knowledge.This information is freely available onthe EHI website. Offers Research Grants to support research related to human hydration. In the first instance, this support will be in the form of an annual program of grants for graduate student research projects.
Advancing ScienceWorking with its Science Advisory Board, the EHI: Undertakes and encourages scientific research to better understand the role of hydration in health, wellness and performance.Undertakes sociological researchto understand consumer knowledge,attitudes and behaviour related tohydration.
Sharing Knowledge• Promoting the importance of hydration behaviours and providing information to help develop greater awareness and understanding.• Facilitating the sharing of information opinions and knowledge about hydration among scientists and healthcare professionals.
Sharing Knowledge Facilitating the sharing of information, opinions and knowledge about hydration among scientists, healthcare professionals and also amongst people in general to support them in their desire to lead healthier lives.
Working in partnership The EHI partners with others who share the desire to improve knowledge and educa9on about the role of hydra9on in health and wellness Founding partners of the EHI include: • The Nutrition Foundation of Italy • The Nutrition Research Foundation of Spain • The Coca-Cola Company • The University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain
Explore the EHI website to find out more www.europeanhydrationinstitute.org