19 Signs Your Child Needs More Water

bigstock-Pint-Girl-2850853After air, water is the most important substance needed by the body.  Increasing your child’s filtered water consumption might be the first step you take in improving your child’s health, particularly your child’s digestion.  In this blog post, we’ll discuss the importance of water and 19 signs that your child needs to be drinking more of it.

The Tao of Detox by Daniel Reid explains the importance of water in this way, “Water is the element that extracts nutrients from food, transports them into the bloodstream and delivers them in solution into the cells for metabolism.  90 percent of the blood and 85 percent of the brain are water; even the bones contain 30 percent water.  Water is thus required for nourishment and the replenishment of vital fluids, as well as for detoxifying the blood and tissues and eliminating wastes (including candida!). “

Winning the Food Fight by Dr. Joey Shulman explains that water helps the body maintain a normal temperature and an acid/alkaline environment.  It also discusses water’s ability to relieve fatigue, asthma, allergies, crohn’s, colitis, irritable bowel syndrome, skin conditions and help with weight loss.  Water also provides necessary minerals.

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