So How Much Water Do Kids Need?
The well-known adage to “drink 8 glasses a day” is a good place to start, but it may not be enough. According to Dr. Crim, children should drink between 7-14 cups of water per day. “However, individual needs will vary based on the child's age, size, activity level, and sweat rate. Children should be encouraged to drink pure water throughout the day, along with other foods that can contribute to hydration such as fruits, vegetables, soups, milk, and other water-containing foods.”
How Aquasana Can Help
“Our mission at Aquasana is to support overall wellness by providing best-in-class water filtration products for easier access to healthy, great-tasting water,” said Derek Mellencamp, General Manager at Aquasana. “Kids need good nutrition and physical activity now more than ever, and we’re thrilled to support Marathon Kids in helping them establish strong foundations early on for long and healthy lives.”
One of the best ways to celebrate National Nutrition Month is by getting your kids to drink more water by investing in a filtered water system. This can be as easy as finding the perfect filtered water bottle for kids, serving water from a filtered water pitcher, or investing in a whole house water filtration system for clean, healthy water from every tap in your home.
Join the Marathon Kids Cause
Now in its 25th year, the Marathon Kids program teaches children to set goals and celebrate their progress. Active kids need plenty of water daily, and they can work with their Marathon Kids coaches to set hydration goals along with their daily distance targets.
Research shows that healthy children perform better in school and make better choices. Join us this National Nutrition Month in establishing new healthy hydration habits and drinking goals. To learn more about Marathon Kids, including how to support their efforts, visit www.marathonkids.com.