Trying to break a toddler of the juice habit can be tough. You can always get a nice, reusable water bottle and refill it with good old tap water, but some kids won't be satisfied with that. So if you're desperate to get him to try something that's healthier than sugary drinks and juices, but will seem a little more fun than water, here are some options.
1. Nourish Toddler bottled water is purified spring water bottled at English Mountain Spring in Dandridge, Tennessee. It comes in a recyclable BPA-free bottled with a spill-proof sippy top. $3.50 a bottle at BBraithwaite or $40 for a mini case (12 10-ounce bottles) at Nourish. (0 calories, 0 grams sugar)
2. Wat-Aah comes in four varieties -- Energy (purified water, electrolytes, and oxygen), Bones (purified water and calcium), Brains (purified water and electorlytes), and Body (plain purified water). $12 for a 12-pack at Amazon. (0 calories, 0 grams sugar)
3. Waterlicious is a vitamin-enhanced, fruit-flavored, purified water that's "especially formulated for kids," according to the company. It contains vitamins B3, B5, B6, B12, and calcium. It uses natural sweeteners and contains only half the sugar of fruit juice. It's available in 10 flavors, including Soccer Berry, Strawberry Banana, Lemon, Super Apple, Watermelon. $23.10 for 24 at the Water Loft . (50 calories and 13 grams of sugar per 8 ounces -- it's sold in 12-ounce bottles)
4. Hint is purified water infused with a hint of natural flavor, including cucumber, honeydew-hibiscus, blackberry, strawberry-kiwi, and mango-grapefruit. $1.80 at Drink Hint. (0 calories, 0 grams sugar)
Would you buy bottled water for your toddler?
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