Harvard Health Blog
New recommendation: No fruit juice for children under a year
By: Claire McCarthy, MD, Faculty Editor, Harvard Health Publications Juice. Many people think of it as a healthy drink, something that should be part of a childís diet. But it turns out that itís not necessarily healthy at all ó and doesnít need to be part of a childís diet. In fact, the American Academy of Pediatrics just came out with the recommendation that children under a year should drink no juice at all.