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Kool Aid or Crystal Light or Juice?

When my kids were young young I gave them Kool Aid because it was cheap. Around 7 or 8 yrs old I was told by the dentist to switch to Crystal Light because of the sugar in Kool Aid..mind you there hadn't been any cavities.
They are teens now so we switch back and forth from CL and Juice.
What do you give your kids to drink?

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taKENheart

Asked by taKENheart at 2:49 AM on Apr. 1, 2011 in Food & Drink

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Answers (19)
  • WATER! They don't need any if those! Juice is an OCCASIONAL treat, not a regular thing! They're all very unhealthy, even juice, but at least juice has SOME vitamins (though they're much better off consuming the actual fruit).
    musicpisces

    Answer by musicpisces at 2:53 AM on Apr. 1, 2011

  • Kool aid is gross and so is crystal light (never liked it). I give my son water down juice and ice tea.
    momavanessa

    Answer by momavanessa at 2:54 AM on Apr. 1, 2011

  • Water, milk and the occasional Capris Sun or apple juice.
    mommieGem

    Answer by mommieGem at 3:00 AM on Apr. 1, 2011

  • Why the vote down? Anyone who's studied nutrition at all knows I'm right.
    musicpisces

    Answer by musicpisces at 3:00 AM on Apr. 1, 2011

  • kool aid
    gwen20

    Answer by gwen20 at 3:05 AM on Apr. 1, 2011

  • Well, we push water and did so much when they were growing up that it isn't a problem. I was meaning to ask when they do get something other than water which one do you allow. Sorry, guess I wasn't clear.
    taKENheart

    Comment by taKENheart (original poster) at 3:14 AM on Apr. 1, 2011

  • juice
    smiley745

    Answer by smiley745 at 6:26 AM on Apr. 1, 2011

  • Milk or water. Sometimes the occasional soda if we're eating out or having a party. Even as a kid I didn't like powdered drink mixes, so its very rare my kids have ever had any.
    Ginger0104

    Answer by Ginger0104 at 8:13 AM on Apr. 1, 2011

  • KoolAid & Crystal light are about once a year, 100% juice a couple times a month. They get milk daily in school, a little at home. Otherwise they drink water - 90-99% of the time it's water.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 9:13 AM on Apr. 1, 2011

  • What drinks should we send to school everyday with their snack?
    meooma

    Answer by meooma at 10:10 AM on Apr. 1, 2011

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