You’re in all probability giving your little one approach an excessive amount of 100% fruit juice, research finds – WSB-TV Channel 2

ATLANTA — One thing you pull out of your fridge each morning may want a recent look.

Channel 2′s Linda Stouffer talked to a nutritionist about juice and new analysis elevating considerations.

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“Juice could be linked to weight achieve and when we now have an excessive amount of weight on us, it may well have an effect on our well being. Iit could cause weight problems, it may well trigger diabetes, proper? It could actually trigger cavities if we’re ingesting an excessive amount of juice and sugary issues,” dietitian of CHOA Katherine Shary stated.

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Ingesting as little as one glass of 100% fruit juice a day could trigger a toddler to realize weight, in line with an evaluation within the Journal of the American Medical Affiliation.

With Kids’s Healthcare of Atlanta Strong4Life, dietician Shary says fruit juice doesn’t have as a lot fiber as actual fruit.

“We need to try to delay juice for so long as we are able to. Once we begin to introduce candy drinks and even candy meals and treats our youngsters begin to need a desire for candy meals,” Shary stated.


The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends infants as much as age one keep away from juice totally.

For one to three-year-olds, restrict to 4 ounces most a day. For 4 to six-year-olds, restrict to 6 ounces.

Most packaged juice servings are greater than that, so well being consultants need households to contemplate alternate options.

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“Add frozen fruit to our water, in order that the frozen fruit acts as ice cubes. We may add recent slices of fruit to our water like oranges and mangoes and lemons. In relation to milk, that may be a nice drink. We could be ingesting milk or milk various,” Shary stated.

It’s also possible to swap orange juice with an orange. The dietician says all meals are OK carefully, to assist sort out one meal at a time.


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