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Is putting ice cubes in my son's 2% milk the same as..

giving him 1% or skim? should I stop? he really likes his milk ice cold.

 
Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 10:12 PM on May. 3, 2009 in Toddlers (1-2)

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Answers (5)
  • It just waters it down and doesn't change the nutrional content, but by adding water he gets less milk so he isn't getting as much of the nutrients he would be getting if he drank it straight. i wouldn't worry about it if that is how he likes his milk then just let him have a little more milk during the day.
    aeneva

    Answer by aeneva at 7:52 AM on May. 4, 2009

  • i dont think so, i dont see the harm in putting ice cubes if he likes it like that so be it
    Breezy1988

    Answer by Breezy1988 at 10:15 PM on May. 3, 2009

  • not at all
    :)
    mommymeg03

    Answer by mommymeg03 at 10:22 PM on May. 3, 2009

  • putting ice in it doesn't change the nutritional content just makes it watery. If he likes it like that keep doing it.
    jenlenr

    Answer by jenlenr at 10:59 PM on May. 3, 2009

  • Cow milk is not a good way to get calcium into your child; plant based calcium is so much better. Here is a great article: http://www.pcrm.org/health/prevmed/strong_bones.html
    rkoloms

    Answer by rkoloms at 9:57 AM on May. 4, 2009

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