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06 May 2014

Get your kids hydrated, and keep them that way

Being improperly hydrated can have a serious negative effect on a child’s ability to transport vital nutrients around their body and hinder their concentration, memory and learning ability.

Water water everywhere, and all of it you can drink. Bear this in mind next time you’re sending your kids off to school.

Few parents realise that by encouraging their children to drink plenty of water, they're doing much more than just staving off sunstroke, they’re helping them build healthier, stronger bodies.

Being improperly hydrated can have a serious negative effect on a child’s ability to transport vital nutrients around their body and hinder their concentration, memory and learning ability.

BUT, few kids just can’t keep their hands off the water bottle, preferring sweet drinks instead. This is where adults have to get wise.

Try keeping a big jug of water in the fridge that’s stuffed full of lemons, limes, mint leaves. This not only makes it look more appealing but also pumps up the goodness.

Keeping your kids hydrated isn’t just a good idea, it’s essential. Follow these tips to keep them topped up all day long.

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