Nutrition Q&A: To Juice Or Not To Juice

Q: Welcome Laura! I want to start juicing with my 5 year old. Do you have some good recipes or things I should put in there? I saw vitamin/protein powders for kids in Whole Foods. Thoughts? Thanks so much!

 A: Hello! Thanks for the nice welcome! For kids, I recommend making smoothies rather than juices because they tend to be more nutritious and tastier (due to the fiber from using whole fruit and the protein and calcium from milk and/or yogurt). Also, when you juice, you are omitting the most nutritious part of the fruit or veggie (the skin and pulp). You can add protein powders to juices but I'm pretty sure most kids will not like the taste or consistency.

 

My basic single-serve smoothie recipe for children is:

1/2 cup 0-2% Greek yogurt

1/2-1 cup any fresh or frozen fruit

1/2 cup skim or low-fat milk

 

 

If your child does not tolerate dairy well or you just want to add even more protein, you can add whey protein powders but I think it's best to get protein from real food. Good luck and have fun!

Laura Burak completed her dietetic internship and nutrition master's degree program at New York University and  currently runs her own practice, Laura Burak Nutrition.

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