Drinking water is essential to life, and drinking
water is a simple way to improve your health. However, many of us do not drink enough water and instead turn to sugary drinks to quench our thirst.
With the goal of impacting rates of chronic disease & obesity, I Heart Water is encouraging folks – young and old – to adopt water as their
drink for life, work and play. Need a few reasons why water? Check these out:
1. Keeps You Fresh
By helping your body temperature stay stable, water keeps you cool and fresh. Water helps your body store heat to cope with the winter cold, and keeps muscles hydrated and functioning efficiently in the summer. So, help keep your kids stay energized and on the go by encouraging them to drink plenty of water during the day.
2. It Fights Fatigue
With the school year starting back up, parents, teachers and children are going to need as much energy as possible to tackle all the homework, projects, practices, rehearsals, carpools, vanpools, birthday parties….the list goes on and on. Drinking water is a great way to stimulate our bodies to become awake and alert to accomplish our ever-growing to-do lists.
3. It Prevents Tooth Decay
Water keeps teeth strong and healthy for a bigger and better smile. By adding some fluoride into our water supply, simply drinking pure and clean tap water can help fight off dental cavities. So, drink up and smile on!
4. The Price Is Right
As they say, if it’s free, it’s for me! The Greater Charlotte area is lucky to have access to high quality tap water that costs a fraction of drinking bottled water or those high cost energy drinks. So, the next time you are packing your child’s lunch or rushing them to sports practice, remember to grab your reusable water bottle and fill it with some of the finest tap water around.
5. It Keeps You Healthy
Of all the great reasons why you should drink more water, it all comes down to it keeps you healthy! Water can boost the immune system so that you can avoid doctor’s visits during cold and flu season. This will leave you more time to have fun with family and friends!