Friday, February 4, 2011

Healthy Juices for kids (Readymade)

I am not a huge fan of coke, but I don't think there's anything wrong with treating yourself once in a blue moon.
Until recently I used to blame some parents for raising coke addicted kids!
Isn't it up to the parents to teach their children healthy habits?
Yes, But I don't blame them anymore! When my boy was about 1 year old, he saw me open a bottle of coke for our guests and from then on he always had an urge to sip in a mouthful. The black water with bubbles has this undiscovered, invisible gravitational pull for kids.

Too much sugar in these leads to weight issues, dental cavities, and increased problems with insulin resistance.  Furthermore, children who learn to drink sugary beverages are less likely to enjoy the taste of water, which of course, is the ideal thing to drink.  

I always prefer giving my boy Milk, water or homemade fruits/vegetable juice.
Chocolate milk, milk with date syrup, badam milk are good choices.... but occasionally packaged juices grab a spot in my diaper bag. I guess juices are much healthier alternatives than soda, the juices with less sugar of course. They are lifesavers during travel.

I normally stock up
  • Trader Joe’s Concord Grape Juice made from fresh pressed organic concord grapes
  • Trader Joe’s Certified Organic Apple Juice,
  • Trader Joe's White Grape juice, pasteurized
  • Minute maid or Caprisun


  1. thanks for sharing this valuable post....
    kids and juice are in separable now adays...

  2. Nice post... I'll incorporate it too in future!

  3. Great post dear,thanks for sharing ..

  4. nice post and totally agree with u !

  5. Nice post dear. Thanks for sharing .Have a great weekend.

    Hamaree Rasoi

  6. I only buy apple juice from outside and rest I will make at home. Nice post.

  7. Very useful post Rachu.. My baby is little now but soon this info would be much helpful for me.

  8. Great idea to avoid heavily sweetened drink, love your choice of drink...

  9. Great post dear,thanks for sharing.

  10. Love Trader Joe's products especially their yogurts.Great post.

  11. Nice write up .Your son is one lucky boy to have a caring mother like you

  12. Very nice post..and very nice blog too :))

  13. Nice post :) Thanks for ur lovely comments :)


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