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Are youngsters drinking enough water?

Mon, 30 Jun 2014


The Island has 'lost its way' in encouraging youngsters to drink water.

That's according to the Department of Health and Social Care which has implemented a number of new initiatives like GoDoActive and the HENRY scheme - which aim to promote healthy lifestyles for children.

Last week new research in the UK showed people are 'out of the habit of drinking water' and should reduce children's intake of sugary drinks.

Public health strategist Dawn Henley says introducing water at mealtimes is a good start:

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