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Ask A Nutritionist: The Best Drinks to Serve Young Children?

By: Kristal Shelden, MPH, RDN

  • Wednesday, June 10, 2020
  • 2 Minute Read   

In this episode of Ask a Nutritionist, Registered Dietitian Nutritionist Kristal Shelden answers the question, "What are the best drinks to serve young children?" 

According to leading health experts and research, the beverage choices children make are just as important as the foods they consume. Leveraging the consensus statement issued by leading heath authorities, Shelden emphasizes the best beverages for children, ages 0-5, at each of stage of life for optimal growth, development and health. Teaching children healthy drinks can have a lasting impact on their health as they grow, setting them up for lifelong health. 

Learn more about which drinks are best for kids at HealthyEating.org. 

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Ask a Nutritionist is an educational video series developed by Dairy Council of California and hosted by registered dietitian nutritionists for educational and informational purposes only. It does not provide individualized nutrition advice and is not intended to be a substitute for recommendations made by your doctor, registered dietitian nutritionist or other health professional. Always seek the guidance of your health care professionals for any specific questions you may have regarding your health or medical condition. If you wish to seek clarification,  please don’t hesitate to get in touch with us.

 
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Kristal Shelden, MPH, RDN

Kristal Shelden, MPH, RDN

Kristal Shelden is Dairy Council of CA’s advocacy manager, driving the organization’s thought leadership strategies and communications.

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