https://www.healthcentral.com/article/kids-who-dont-drink-water-increase-sugary-beverage-consumption
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What Happens When Kids Don't Drink Enough Water—and What You Can Do to Make Sure Yours Do

As many as 1 in 5 kids don’t drink water regularly. Find out what they’re downing instead (and what they’re risking because of it).

Two young boys drinking a sugary beverage with colorful straws.
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