Advice on healthy beverages for your kids

Gigi Lee Chang, CEO of Healthy Child Healthy World, shares advice for parents on how to choose the healthiest beverages for your kids
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Advice on healthy beverages for your kids

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With regard to beverages for children, water is always still the best, but juice is also very good, if you want to give them some juice at the beginning of the day or the afternoon, but make sure it's 100% juice and no sugar added. In terms of soda and other beverages, even sports drinks they are often filled with lots of sugar and hypetescone syrup, so it's best to avoid those. Tea again, you know you want to avoid caffeinated teas, but often herbal teas can be really soothing and helpful for children, so for example Chimayo tea in the evening can be a really great way to wind down or fresh mint tea after a meal is also very helpful for the digestion.

Gigi Lee Chang, CEO of Healthy Child Healthy World, shares advice for parents on how to choose the healthiest beverages for your kids

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Gigi Lee Chang

Former CEO of Healthy Child Healthy World

Gigi Lee Chang is the CEO of Healthy Child Healthy World, a national non-profit organization which empowers parents to protect their children from harmful chemicals. She is a frequent speaker on various topics, including children’s health, food and nutrition, as well as socially conscious/sustainable business practices and entrepreneurship and was awarded “Brand Innovator 2008” and “2010” by Brand Packaging. In addition, Gigi has been featured in over 250 national and regional media outlets, including The Wall Street Journal, Entrepreneur, MORE magazine, Yogi Times, KIWI Magazine, Cookie, Parenting, OK! Weekly, Celebrity Baby Blog, TODAY Show, Newsweek and Time Out New York Kids. Gigi is also the Founder of Plum Organics and on the advisory boards of Environmental Media Association (EMA), Pregnancy Awareness Month (PAM), International Baby Planners Association (IBPA) as well as Friends of Baby Buggy.

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