You – Oral Rehydration
Over two thirds of the Human Body
is made of water! It helps us to concentrate, helps our bodies
digest our food and keeps our skin healthy.
enough water can make you feel really ill. It can affect the salt
and sugar levels in your body and you can get dehydrated.
some parts of Asia and Africa, there isn’t enough water to drink and
this can cause serious health problems. To help save lives, many
charities hand out Oral Rehydration Solutions for people to drink.
They help restore salt and sugar levels in the body.
try making this solution for yourself and see what you think of it?
You will need:
- litre measuring jug
teaspoons of sugar
- 1 teaspoon of salt
- clean water
- Make sure
the spoon, glass and the jug you use are all cleaned and dried
- Measure 1 litre of clean water in the jug.
- Add the
sugar, salt to the water in the jug
- Mix together until all the
- Finally, taste-test the solution -
but just a little bit! How is it?
Would you like it if you had to
drink this all the time?
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