Serve and drink more water and less juices and sweetened beverages in the classroom

Serve and drink more water and less juices and sweetened beverages in the classroom

 

Why drink more water?

Water has been called a “miracle fluid” because of all the good things it does for your body:

  • Controls body temperature
  • Helps with digestion
  • Carries nutrients to body cells
  • Eliminates waste
  • Prevents dehydration

 

 

6 TIPS FOR WATER SIPS:

 

Try your best to do the following— and encourage your students to do the same:

 

  1. Drink water between AND with meals.
  2. Enjoy in fun cups that students can decorate.
  3. Add a lemon, lime, or orange wedge to water to make it a bit fruity.
  4. Add sliced cucumber and fresh mint to make it fragrant and fresh.
  5. If your students like it, offer the fizzy seltzer water or club soda.
  6. And always keep this in mind:

 

DRINK WATER INSTEAD OF SUGARY DRINKS