Being hydrated is essential, but how do we make sure we drink more water?
With the human body being up to 60% of water, you would think we had enough to keep us hydrated. However it doesn’t seem to be the case. In the UK, 85% of adults drink less than the recommended eight glass of fluids per day and for children, the percentage is just as high. Is there a secret to drink more water?
Water isn’t just important to keep your body hydrated, it also has a huge impact on both concentration and energy levels. Hence why it’s important children drink plenty of it.
This is something stay-at-home dad John Adams experiences with his two young girls. He says that he tries to find new ways to get his girls to drink more water, from fun drinking cups to adding squash to add more flavour.