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General Public
Drink WATER
Be HEALTHY
www.easo.org
Start early.
Water is the best drink for kids.
OVERWEIGHT
AND OBESITY RISES
IN EUROPE
60%
are overweight
or obese
today
HOW CAN YOU
DRINK BETTER ?
1. Start and finish
The WHO
predicts that this
rate may reach
90%
2030
your day with a
glass of water
& drink during
breaks.
in some countries by
2. Drink throughout
the day before
you are thirsty.
OBESITY IS UNDERESTIMATED
AND MISCONCEIVED
75%
of those who
are obese see
themselves only
as overweight
1/4
of the population
does not realise that
obesity can cause heart
disease, diabetes,
high blood pressure
and cancer
PREVENTION IS KEY AND STARTS
DURING CHILDHOOD
ONE CAN OF SUGAR-SWEETENED
BEVERAGES DOUBLES
YOUR RECOMMENDED
DAILY INTAKE
Estimated water
intakes are
OF FREE-SUGAR
below the EFSA
THROUGH THE
standards for over
LIFE COURSE
20%
of children and
adolescents
EASO Secretariat
Level 2 - 8 Waldegrave Road - Teddington
Middlesex TW11 8GT - UK
3. Water can be fun.
To make it more
tasty, add lemon
juice to your water,
slices of orange,
mint leaves, or try
sparkling water.
4. Keep water close
at hand: in your
schoolbag, sport bag
or handbag, on your
bedside table, in the
kitchen, in your car
or at your desk..
5. Are you drinking
enough water ?
Look at the color
of your urine.
It is a simple test,
if the color is pale or
straw-colored, you
are well hydrated.
Email: [email protected]
Reception Tel: +44 (0) 20 3751 7967
www.easo.org

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