Beverages

Screenshot 2014-05-01 12.32.25By Melinda Stuart, MS, RD, Waukesha County Family Living Educator

What are the best beverages for preschooler children?  What are some creative tips for getting preschool children to drink more water?  How much juice, soda and other sugared beverages should children drink?

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References:

  1. My Plate – USDA  http://www.choosemyplate.gov/food-groups/downloads/TenTips/DGTipsheet19MakeBetterBeverageChoices.pdf
  2. American Academy of Pediatrics  http://www.aap.org/en-us/advocacy-and-policy/aap-health-initiatives/HALF-Implementation-Guide/Age-Specific-Content/Pages/Preschool-Food-and-Feeding.aspx#none
  3. Robert Wood Johnson Research  http://www.rwjf.org/content/dam/farm/reports/issue_briefs/2013/rwjf404852