We all know that adults need to drink a minimum of 8 glasses of water a day. That number is based on a 2,000-calorie diet, activity level, and other factors. The idea is that for every calorie burned, people should drink 1 milliliter of water and there are 2,000 milliliters of water in 8 cups. However, when it comes to children, their caloric intake varies depending on their activity level.
According to a study led by researchers at Queens College of the City University of New York, children need between five and eight glasses of water a day. Of course, some kids need more, some less. Some days you will have to increase your child’s water intake if it is hot out or if they are recovering from an illness. Sure, fruit, veggies, sugar-free frozen treats, and even low-fat milk are all ways to help keep your child hydrated, but water plays an essential role in your child’s health.
Did you know your child’s body is made up of 60% water? So how do you make sure they are getting their daily recommended intake? It is hard with a child since they are always on the run, but the best way to get your kid to drink more water is to drink more water yourself. Interested in knowing just how much water each member of your family should be drinking? Click here to calculate how much water you need to maintain proper hydration.
RWI Base Water of Camp Pendleton knows how important it is to stay hydrated; we also know how hard it can be to actually accomplish that during these cooler months when you don’t always feel thirsty. According to a study by BabyCenter.com, children prefer the taste of water when it is cold. Having an RO Drinking Water System makes it easy and convenient to have a fresh supply of clean drinking water. With an under-sink unit, you can refill water bottles daily and just stick them in the fridge, giving you and your family an endless supply of fresh, clean, cold, drinking water.
Call RWI Base Water of Camp Pendleton today to learn how easy drinking water can be!