Let’s Talk Hydration

The human body uses fluids for several important bodily functions such as regulating body temperature and disposing of waste through processes like urination. Our bodies naturally generate heat as they function. To help maintain a healthy body temperature, our bodies utilize the fluids in our system in processes like sweating. As we sweat, it’s critical …

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Osmolality Testing and Certification Ensures Loyalty From Customers

Customer loyalty is a significant addition to any business, particularly in the world of beverages and cosmetics. A loyal customer means more revenue for years to come. Increasing customer retention by only 2% can have the same impact as reducing costs by 10%! (Bain & Co.) Loyal customers are worth 10 times as much as …

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The How of Osmolality Testing

We explored the Five W’s of Osmolality Testing in the most recent blog. These 5 W’s are often followed by a sixth interrogative question, “How is osmolality tested?” Osmolality testing uses state of the art pieces of laboratory instruments known as osmometers. There are two main types, vapor pressure osmometers, and freezing point osmometers. VAPOR PRESSURE osmometry works by …

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Glossary: Hydration 101

How well do you know hydration? Hydration is in the news! Every day, we see or hear some story or another involving the unhealthy effects of becoming dehydrated. This is not going to go away, the world is heating up and it seems most of us are exposed to some sort of heat stress at …

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Osmolality vs Osmolarity

When navigating the world of hydration or re-hydration products, one confusing attribute of such products comes up a lot, osmolality or osmolarity? Fortunately, here at the The Osmolality Lab™, we clear up the confusion. These two terms are not really that different. They both represent the osmotic pressure of the specific concentration of solutes in …

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