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NYT- Well: Pediatricians Say No Fruit Juice in Child’s First Year

Submitted by Get Healthy Heights on June 02, 2017. Get Healthy Heights

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NYT- Well: Pediatricians Say No Fruit Juice in Child’s First Year

In this article from the New York Times Well blog writer Catherine Saint Louis discusses the new recommendations from the American Academy of Pediatrics about juice. The Academy toughened their views on juice in a child's first year. The concern is that children age one and under are consuming too many calories as juice, which offers little nutritional value. This may take the place of what babies really need like the protein, fat and minerals found in breast milk and formula.

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