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Fruit Juices and Drinks

Fruit JuiceWhen packing your child's lunch you may think a juice box is a good choice, but make sure to have read the label carefully.

One hundred percent fruit juice is a choice for children, but be aware that too much juice can add up to a lot of calories, and can spoil your child's appetite for other nourishing foods. For children and teens, the American Academy of Pediatrics advises:

  • Ages 1 to 6 years: A maximum of ½ cup to ¾ cup (4 to 6 ounces) of fruit juice a day.
  • Ages 7 to 18 years: A maximum of 1 to 1 ½ cups (8 to 12 ounces) of fruit juice a day.

Read labels to ensure you are buying 100-percent juice and not juice drinks. Juice drinks can have some juice and added vitamins or calcium, but they offer fewer nutrients than 100-percent fruit juice or milk.

For more information on your children's nutrition, consult a registered dietitian nutritionist in your area and visit our Children's Health page.

Reviewed June 2013