Parenting is not an easy task. Once you sign up for this job, you can never escape. Sounds really hard but as things go always, there will be a struggle and a reward for everything. Parents always want to provide the best for their children. That’s why before they will give or try something with their kids they will ensure that it is safe. Especially on the things related to their health and wellness.
As we all know, to have a healthy body, there should be a balance of alkaline and acid pH (potential of hydrogen) levels. The pH balace can have 0-14 and 7 is the neutral. Alkaline water helps our body reduces the acidity and maintain the neutral pH.
Is alkaline water safe for children?
The answer is yes! It is safe. Kids may be more sensitive than adults but in this case, they can drink alkaline water without any difficulties. They can also have the same benefits adults have when drinking alkaline water.
Children interacts a lot with other children and alkaline water helps them have a pH balance to keep them healthy and have a good immune system. This is to protect them from common diseases like colds, pneumonia, strep throat and other illnesses.
Alkaline also helps the body for better hydration. Kids tend to be super active and hyped almost all the time. So, to keep them have a better hydration throughout the day, let them take alkaline water because it can keep them hydrated for a longer period than purified water.
To make out most of those benefits, parents should be reminded on when to give alkaline water to your kids. These are the basic reminders:
· Use only purified or neutral pH water for mixing baby formulas. Never use alkaline ionized water.
· Alkaline water should not be given to children 30 minutes before or after they receive a dose of medication.
· It is best to drink alkaline water an hour before or after meal.
How to make Alkaline water at Home for Kids
Making your own alkaline water is very easy. All you need is these three ingredients:Lemon, Baking Soda and Ph drops. We already have a blog post on how to make that in details.
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Alkaline water might be helpful but it is important to be reminded that we should give children the right food to have a healthy body.
Some of the Alkaline Foods that Kids should eat:
- Sweet Potato
- Fresh Coconut
- Bread: Gluten/Yeast