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Avoid Sugary Pitfalls

By  Nancy L. VanderSluis, M.D. - Boys Town Pediatrics

Picnicking at the park, cooling off after a baseball game, hanging out by the pool - recreational activities go hand-in-hand with cool refreshing drinks.

Boys Town Pediatrics urges parents not to make the mistake of giving children sugary drinks to quench their thirst.  Soda, sweetened bottled tea and fruit drinks add useless calories to a child's diet. Instead of sugary drinks, offer lots of water, low fat milk and a limited amount of 100% fruit juice.

To read the full article, visit Boys Town Pediatrics.