Friday, August 10th, 2018 by Carolina Fresh Water
This isn’t a question that anyone before the latter half of the 20th century really had to ask. But in 21st century America, this is both a legitimate and often worrying question. Just how much water are your children drinking on a regular basis? Are they actually getting enough?
Everybody needs water in order to function; this is a medical fact of life. But kids in particular actually require more water than adults. Why is that? Part of the reason is that children are still maturing and thus require more internal resources for growth, compared to mature adults who no longer have the same requirement of keeping enough “fuel” available not just to get through the day, but also have enough to get taller and stronger. As a result, kids have a higher percentage of their body made up of water compared to an adult, who average about 60%.
But why is water so important? There are a number of different reasons:
It's easy to encourage your children to drink a glass of water several times a day when you have a home water treatment. Let us help your kids start a healthy habit their body will thank them for. Call us today, and learn more about the fresh water you and your family deserves.