it is a great way to give your kids nutritious foods you know they’ll enjoy.
Make sure the beverages you’re sending make the grade, too. There’s a huge
array of drink boxes on the market designed to appeal to kids – some are
great, while others are little more than sugar water. Check the label to make
sure you’re getting the best nutrition for your money.
for the words 100% Juice on the label – that means the product
contains all fruit juice without added sugars. There are great-tasting
blends of 100% fruit juices available designed to appeal to kids, like
orange banana strawberry or white grape raspberry.
products with names like Fruit Drink, Fruit Beverage, Fruit Punch,
or Fruit Cocktail. They typically contain colored, flavored sugar
water with very little real fruit juice. Some of these products boast about
being fortified with vitamins, but they’re still not as nutritious as 100%
you’re child doesn’t eat or drink three servings of dairy foods daily,
take advantage of the new calcium fortified 100% fruit juice products
available – they typically contain the same amount of calcium as a glass
safety, make sure the word "pasteurized" is somewhere on the
label. That means the juice has been heat treated to kill any harmful
bacteria that may be present.
your juice boxes. Adding a frozen juice box to an insulated lunchbox will
act like an ice-pack, helping to keep the rest of lunch cool and safe from