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While it's important for parents to monitor the beverages their children are drinking, they also need to be aware of their own beverage choices. Parents play an important role in keeping their family healthy and helping their children make nutritious choices. In fact, studies have shown that mom's own food choices may be more influential than any other attempt to control what her daughter eats and drinks. And it can all start at the dinner table.
For additional tools to help you and your loved ones make better beverage choices, visit www.thinkaboutyourdrink.com. There, you can also receive a free, personalized nutrition analysis of your daily drinks, and see how your beverage choice impacts the nutrition of a typical family dinner.
DHA Omega-3 fatty acid has been added to infant formula and eggs; now it is also in organic milk. Horizon Organic is fortifying its half-gallons of whole, 2 percent and 1 percent milk. Omega-3 fatty acids, found in breast milk, are essential for brain development. The flavor of the milk is not affected by the addition. Horizon Organic is found in supermarkets and natural food stores.