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My name is Lisa Tsakos, Registered Holistic Nutritionist, corporate speaker and author. This blog provides professional advice from a nutrition and weight loss expert (me!) about corporate and family health. Here you'll find recipes and articles that address work-related challenges like eating on-the-go and maximizing your productivity with the right foods. You'll also find out about how you can help your children develop strong immune systems and healthy bodies. As a nutrition instructor, I often found myself thinking, "When I have kids, this is how I will feed them." With two toddlers, I have the opportunity to practice what I have been preaching and to try out my theories. So far, they seem to be working! Follow me on my journey and also on Twitter @NuVitalityHW.

7 Mar 2014

Battle of the drink boxes

Before having kids, I felt strongly that packaged juice should not be a part of a child's diet, unless it was fresh-pressed and diluted with water. But then came the kids and the dilemma: How do I get omega-3 oil into their little bodies?  

Thank goodness I discovered Kiju Organic Mango Orange. I buy the large cartons and dilute 1/2 cup juice in a cup with water and 1 tbsp. mango flavoured fish oil, and they happily drink it without hesitation. It's made a tremendous difference to their health, and especially to Ben's dry skin. 

In last month's issue of Tonic Toronto we compared Kiju Mango Orange with a horrible alternative, Kool-Aid Jammers. Here's the column:

http://www.tonictoronto.com/February-2014/Drink-Box-Battle/

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