Category archives: Drinks









Stop and Tips to avoid Sweet Drinks106

At home, if a child is already used to the taste of sweetened drinks, gradually reduce the sweetness by adding extra water to cordials and juices each time you pour a glass. This will reduce their taste for the sweetness over time. If you choose to allow children in your care to drink sweetened drinks, limit to one small serve (half cup). Lead by example. If you enjoy sweetened drinks your ..


Is Milk OK?178

Is Milk OK? Milk is also a good drink to offer to children. Milk is what is referred to as 'nutrient dense' as just a small amount of milk contains a high amount of nutrients, when compared to other drink choices. Milk contains protein, calcium and magnesium, which are important for the development of strong and healthy teeth and bones. Reduced fat milks should be offered to children over the ..