Notes on research and product development

H2OPal was built in collaboration with health and fitness experts and is based on academic studies on how to establish and maintain healthy habits as well as studies related to specific benefits of drinking water.

Using H2OPal can help you with improved focus, more energy, better skin, improved immunity, having a better matbolism, losing weight, etc.

Here are some of the studies we looked at:

  • Popkin BM, D’Anci KE, Rosenberg IH. Water, hydration, and health. Nutr Rev. 2010 Aug;68(8):439–458.
  • Stookey JD, Constant F, Gardner C, Popkin BM. Drinking water is associated with weight loss. Obesity. 2008;16:2481–2488.
  • Paddy A. Phillips, M.B., D.Phil., Barbara J. Rolls, Ph.D., John G. G. Ledingham, D.M., Mary L. Forsling, Ph.D., James J. Morton, Ph.D., Morgan J. Crowe, M.B., and Leopold Wollner, M.D. N Engl J Med 1984; 311:753-759
    Reduced Thirst after Water Deprivation in Healthy Elderly Men
  • Sawka MN, Burke LM, Eichner ER, Maughan RJ, Montain SJ, Stachenfeld NS. American College of Sports Medicine position stand. Exercise and fluid replacement. Med Sci Sports Exerc. 2007 Feb;39(2):377–390.
  • Sawka MN, Noakes TD. Does dehydration impair exercise performance? Med Sci Sports Exerc. 2007;39:1209–1217.
  • Nieman DC. Marathon training and immune function. Sports Med. 2007;37(4-5):412–415.
  • Stookey JD, Constant F, Gardner C, Popkin B. Replacing sweetened caloric beverages with drinking water is associated with lower energy intake. Obesity. 2007;15:3013–3022.