17 Jun '11, 9am

Los Angeles Bans Flavored Milk in Public Schools

Los Angeles Bans Flavored Milk in Public Schools

Empress and Amanda- Obviously neither one of you read the article. Sugared milks are just like sodas and kool-aid in terms of added sugars. It is not just about calories, it's about EMPTY calories that are way too easy for children to get their hands on. Teach your kids to drink real milk and eat whole , healthy foods- don't change the system to accommodate for some parent's poor choices for their kids. And yes, if you are thirsty drink other options of (god forbid) water... I don't find that outrageous at all. You can always give children other calcium rich foods or a supplement without putting them in harms way for future health problems related to sugars.

Full article: http://www.care2.com/causes/real-food/blog/los-angeles-ba...

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