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If a kid will only drink flavored milk, is it ok to give them that?
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Dr. Douglas Fronzaglia
Internal Medicine - Geriatrics
4 doctors agree
In brief: Yes but..
It should only be given as a treat.
Water should be the primary drink. Milk, juices and soda pop should only be given as a rare treat as they are some of the causes of childhood obesity.

In brief: Yes but..
It should only be given as a treat.
Water should be the primary drink. Milk, juices and soda pop should only be given as a rare treat as they are some of the causes of childhood obesity.
Dr. Douglas Fronzaglia
Dr. Douglas Fronzaglia
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Dr. Steven Machtinger
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
2 doctors agree
In brief: Sure
Have to disagree with dr. Fronzaglia on this one.
Dairy products are an important source of nutrition & calcium for kids. No other food has such readily available calcium. Milk doesn't make kids fat. Lack of exercise & junk food makes kids fat. Avoid soft drinks & go easy on the juice. Use 2% milk for toddlers, 1% for grade school and non-fat for teens. A little added chocolate syrup is ok.

In brief: Sure
Have to disagree with dr. Fronzaglia on this one.
Dairy products are an important source of nutrition & calcium for kids. No other food has such readily available calcium. Milk doesn't make kids fat. Lack of exercise & junk food makes kids fat. Avoid soft drinks & go easy on the juice. Use 2% milk for toddlers, 1% for grade school and non-fat for teens. A little added chocolate syrup is ok.
Dr. Steven Machtinger
Dr. Steven Machtinger
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