You know it’s summertime when you hear that ice-cream van come down the road! Nothing makes adults and kids more excited than a cool refreshing ice-cream or ice drink in the warm summer months.
But why wait for the ice-cream van when you can make your own summer refreshments. All you need is lots of fresh fruit and some delicious Magnesium Mineralized Water – a perfect addition to your homemade summer refreshments!
It is common knowledge that drinking water is healthy and important for our bodies. An adult needs an average of 6 to 8 cups or glasses a day 1 . Preferably water, of course! In the warmer months, drinking lots of fluids is important. It is also particularly important for children (between the ages of four and seven years) to consume sufficient fluids throughout the day, just about 6-8 glasses of fluid a day, using smaller glasses (150-200ml) for younger children.2 . That doesn't sound like that much, but parents know exactly how difficult it can be to get their little ones to stay hydrated. An ice-lolly is the perfect way of treating your child to an ice lolly whilst ensuring they stay hydrated! As a bonus, why not use Magnesium Mineralized Water to enhance the taste of your ice lolly? Parents and children will quickly become a fan of Magnesium Mineralized ice-lollies!
Magnesium plays an important role in strengthening bones and teeth for children. However, since the human body is unable to produce this mineral on its own, it must be consumed with food and drink externally. As a rule, this requirement can be met with a balanced diet: Magnesium is found, for example, in leafy vegetables, whole grain products and oat flakes, but also in fish, vegetables and nuts. But as all parents know, it can be difficult to get your child to eat a healthy foods every day, creativity is often required! That’s where the homemade ice lolly from Magnesium Mineralized Water comes in handy - as a clever and cool addition to healthy drinking and eating. If kids let a ice lolly made of Magnesium Mineralized Water melt on their tongues, they are already consuming an extra helping of magnesium. If a child drinks just under a litre of Magnesium Mineralized Water per day, it contains around 20 milligrams of magnesium.3 . The daily requirement of small children is around 80 milligrams of magnesium4.
If you are looking for delicious summertime refreshments, you’ve come to the right place! We have a vast array of recipes for you to choose from. From various different fruits to the addition of Magnesium Mineralized Water, you can easily follow the recipes to make your own summertime refreshments.
Of course, adults can also enjoy a Magnesium Mineralized Water ice lolly at any time. After a strenuous run on a mild summer evening, an ice lolly will keep you cool again. Of course, especially in summer, you should always drink enough and always have water with you. Ideally for this: the practical BWT water filter jugs and refillable bottles. Whether for a demanding hike, a brisk walking tour, a cosy family picnic or for hot days in the office or in kindergarten - the tasty Magnesium Mineralized Water is always with you.
2 Hydration for children - British Nutrition Foundation
3 with an average water hardness of 15-18 °d TH