Optimal hydration in children: new insights

Oct 7, 2012
A boy drinking water IMPORTANCE OF WATER: Over two thirds of children have a hydration deficit.

On October 7, 2012 the Nestlé Nutrition Institute hosted a Satellite Symposium at the Food and Nutrition Conference and Expo (FNCE) in Philadelphia, USA.

Three speakers addressed the topic of hydration in children:

  • Prof. Gérard Friedlander : “Hydration Status of Children in the US and Europe”
  • Prof. Adam Drewnowski: “Are the DRIs for Water Being met?”
  • Maureen Pisanick: “Hydration Habits for Healthy Kids”

The conference highlighted the importance of maintaining good hydration status in children on a daily basis to ensure optimal body function.

Related information:
Children not properly hydrated

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