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Who gives their kids

juice?? I do, but I cut it half with water always.. a little more water then juice and I give them 100% juice. I ask this because someone I know doesn't give their kids juice - just water and sounded so against it??? I don't see the big deal in it?? its not unhealthy or being given all day long. Giving straight juice is bad I think, way too much sugar & bad for the teeth.

 
sarasmommy777

Asked by sarasmommy777 at 4:56 PM on Sep. 30, 2010 in Just for Fun

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Answers (15)
  • oh yeah I always give my 3 yr. old juice, she loves it and it's good for her! Some people are just so damn weird about things. Oh well LOL!
    KayAZ

    Answer by KayAZ at 4:58 PM on Sep. 30, 2010

  • I give mine straight juice, but only once per day.
    shanlaree

    Answer by shanlaree at 4:58 PM on Sep. 30, 2010

  • i do, just one cup a day though. i'll water it down for my 21 month old but not my 3 year old. i even buy *GASP* capri sun!
    tnm786

    Answer by tnm786 at 5:02 PM on Sep. 30, 2010

  • Every day. They usually get 50/50 with water and juice - real juice, no added sugar or preservatives or anything, but still juice.
    SabrinaMBowen

    Answer by SabrinaMBowen at 5:06 PM on Sep. 30, 2010

  • I did. Juice is good and good for them.
    jesse123456

    Answer by jesse123456 at 5:13 PM on Sep. 30, 2010

  • My kids are older and they get 100% juice. I don't cut it anymore but they are limited to just 8 oz per day.
    Roadfamily6now

    Answer by Roadfamily6now at 5:15 PM on Sep. 30, 2010

  • Very rarely at home.  It's not forbidden but it's treated as a treat just like pop.  When we do have juice in the house they get 1 juice box or 1 6oz glass a day and that's it.  When we are out to eat they can order juice if they want.


    They also don't drink milk at home.  It's used for cereal and cooking and that's it.  At home my kids just drink water.

    justanotherjen

    Answer by justanotherjen at 5:15 PM on Sep. 30, 2010

  • I give my kid juice, at first watered down, now I give him 1 Juice a day if that. It has something to do with the sugar, hyper, and bad teeth. However, I don't think its such a big deal!
    websavvy1

    Answer by websavvy1 at 5:16 PM on Sep. 30, 2010

  • It's all about what the pediatricians reccommend. Mine said juice was fine. The boy I watch, his ped said juice is just wasted calories, so he doesn't drink it. Lately, my son has become a little hellion so we stopped giving him juice that contains too much sugar.
    JGRIMMER

    Answer by JGRIMMER at 5:29 PM on Sep. 30, 2010

  • I give juice but add water so it's not too too sugary
    pinkdragon6987

    Answer by pinkdragon6987 at 5:47 PM on Sep. 30, 2010

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