Here are some water facts which all adults and parents must know: One, thirst is actually a signal of dehydration – the body has already lost fluids beyond the threshold point and the brain is sending desperate messages for hydration. Two, kids need more hydration than adults, not just because they are more active, but because they physiologically produce more heat during exercise and don’t perspire as much.
Ensure your kids consume age-appropriate quantities of liquids – whether or not they’re thirsty! This infographic highlights the dangers of dehydration and suggests tips to entice kids to drink more liquids!
Keeping Kids Hydrated:
Infographic by – Afterschool.ae