7 'Healthy' Drinks for Kids ... That Aren't

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Establish Good Habits

It might not be possible to enforce the best choice at all times, but teach your kid how to minimize the impact when he does indulge in a sugary or acidic drink. "[The] best tip to reduce their impact on teeth is to drink water or rinse with water immediately after consumption," says Jain, noting that even this tactic "may not reduce the impact these drinks have on other tissues, such as bones."