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Back to School Health Essentials

What are the best non-sugary back to school drinks to keep your kids hydrated? Water is still the best way to go instead of juice or Gatorade.Help your child swap out sugary drinks for water by giving them a cool bottle to take to school. Check out for environmentally conscious water bottles. Skip the plastic kind and you’ll be doing your part for the environment.If your children participate in sports, they may need an electrolyte drink to help replenish what they lost during practice or playing in the heat.
What are the best electrolyte drinks for very active kids? Gatorade and other purported sports drinks are unhealthy for children. They are filled with high fructose corn syrup, artificial flavoring, and dyes. If you want all of that in your children, you should give them a candy bar. Instead, you can send your kids with a bottle of home made electrolyte drink or choose from these healthy options:
Smart Water by GlaceauWhole Foods 365 Electrolyte waterTrader …