Limit juice drinks 1,2

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Limit juice drinks 1,2

In toddlers and older children with failure to thrive (FTT), fruit juice should be limited to between six and twelve ounces. It can contribute to poor growth by diminishing a child's appetite, and thus calories.

1. http://www.aafp.org/afp/2003/0901/p879.html. Accessed December 2014.
2. http://www.mayoclinic.org/healthy-living/childrens-health/expert-answers/fruit-juice/faq-20058024 . Accessed December 2014.