How to swap out sugary drinks

Many kids drinks have too much sugar and should be swiped out for a healthier option. Here are some tips:

  • Swap fruit-flavored drinks for 100% fruit juice or, even better, slices of fruit.
  • Instead of sports drinks use water for hydration.
  • Avoid flavored milks and stick with plain milk.
  • Steer clear of caffeinated or energy drinks … don’t kids have enough energy anyway?

When little ones have sugary drinks now, it can lead to big health and weight problems later. And when in doubt, check the nutrition label for any added sugar. If there’s sugar, swap it out!


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