Provide water dispensers in schools helps improve the health of childrenWater coolers. News 08/09/2013
El Prat de Llobregat, 09th August 2013
The availability of water coolers and drinking water fountains in primary schools and a system to raise the awareness of students about the importance of water intake has a significant impact on children 's health and reduce the rates of childhood obesity. This is the main conclusion of a study conducted by Rebecca Muckelbauer, Expert on Nutrition Berlin School of Public Health.
According to the World Health Organization, obesity in the population has doubled in the last thirty years, and in 2010, about 40 million children under five were overweight. Cardiovascular disease and musculoskeletal disorders, diabetes and some cancers highlights the risks associated with a high body mass index, if it is given at an early age, are more likely to suffer in adulthood.
Therefore, nutritional experts recommend to promote water consumption from childhood, instead of soda or sugary juices , that taken in excess, are associated with a high calorie diet . The study of the Berlin School of Public Health considered beneficial installing water coolers and drinking fountains in schools, visible and free for students. In parallel, recommended that it should be part of the curriculum of schools to promote an environment that promote the use of drinking water fountains and water coolers and stimulate the intake of about two liters of water a day.
Canaletas drinking fountains and water coolers with installation to the main can be adapted to the needs of each school, so that is possible to decide the most convenient height from the drinking water fountain and the water flow capacity in order to supply to more or less users. The drinking fountains and water coolers may also include bottle fillers for children to carry water with them all day. These various facilities are crucial to promote water intake to ensure healthy hydration children.
Canaletas is a family company founded in 1965 which focuses on designing and manufacturing all kinds of drinking water fountain and water coolers, along with the marketing of water filters. It has more than 40 different models adapted to the requirements of the end customer, as water coolers for companies, factories, home, schools ... etc.. Headquartered in El Prat de Llobregat (Barcelona),the company has offices in Madrid, Andalusia and the Basque Country, as well as an extensive network of distributors covering the whole country. In turn, is also present in the European Union and exported to many different areas.
Currently, Canaletas is the most experienced manufacturer of water coolers and drinking water fountains in Europe and is characterized by its innovative spirit, this can be seen by the numerous patents that have been registered throughout its 45 year history. The company is now run by the second generation and is notable for the quality of its products that stand the test of time and offer a "life cycle" superior to most other water coolers and dispensers on the market.