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View Poll Results: How much juice do your kids drink a day?
No juice 149 39.95%
Juice only occasionally throughout the week 96 25.74%
Straight juice throughout the day 13 3.49%
Diluted juice throughout the day 27 7.24%
Juice (straight or diluted) only once or twice a day 88 23.59%
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#31 of 34 Old 02-06-2004, 09:39 PM
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We have organic apple, grape and carrot. They are available to the kids (and us). My kids are older (youngest is almost 8) so they know the limits.

We don't offer cow milk. But do have rice milk almond & oat milks. We are on a well so we have bottled water.

Most of the time for meals we have water with a lemon or lime slice. Or herb tea.
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#32 of 34 Old 02-06-2004, 09:57 PM
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Originally posted by scribblerkate
empty calorie intake for the juice,
Juice is not empty calories. It does have a lot of vitamins in it.
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I always think that juice is sugar, however I make a homemade juice for them, so I can control what's in it
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#34 of 34 Old 08-14-2004, 10:38 PM
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When they first wake up, dd (age 3 & 1/2) drinks a cup of cow or soy milk. ds (2 & 1/2) has a cup of diluted calcium fortified OJ. The rest of the day they have water. If we go out to lunch or dinner they can have one of those mini juice boxes (100% Juice of course) or milk. If we are home and I think they've had enough water during the day they get a special treat of "ziz juice" for dinner. Ziz juice is half seltzer water half juice.
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