Fruit-flavored beverages and sport drinks are kid staples, but most of them are loaded with sugar and severely lacking in important nutrients. Award-winning holistic pharmacist, author and mom Sherry Torkos came to the rescue when she highlighted some easy-to-make healthy drinks for kids during her appearances on Fox’s The Buzz and CBS’s Mid-Day morning shows. We love how Torkos suggested Regular Girl for boosting kids’ fiber intake. Just like most adults, most kids aren’t getting the fiber they need.
Start your kids’ day with a protein and fiber-packed smoothie
Instead of serving high-sugar cereal, bagels or toaster pastries, make your little ones a nutritious breakfast smoothie. Torkos blended ice and half a banana with peanut butter and half an avocado for some healthy fats. Next, she added a scoop of chocolate whey powder for a kid-approved protein source. Her final touch made us smile. “Then I boosted the health benefits by putting in Regular Girl,” she said. One serving of Regular Girl provides six grams of tummy-pleasing Sunfiber. Without enough fiber, your kids may suffer from occasional constipation or other digestive issues. Fiber keeps their poop moving down the chute at just the right speed. “And it’s gluten-free and non-GMO,” added Torkos.
Jazz up your kids’ juice, milk or water
You can amp up the nutrition of other non-carbonated, cool beverages, too. Torkos suggested adding a scoop of Regular Girl to kids’ orange or apple juice. “It’s a great way to sneak more fiber into their beverages,” she said before adding “most Americans are only getting about half of the recommended amount of fiber.” Regular Girl also contains a healthy dose of good-for-you probiotics. This one-two punch supports kids’ immunity and brain health as well as their tummies.
Best of all, even your pickiest eater won’t notice the nutrition boost. Regular Girl is tasteless, odorless and colorless when mixed into beverages. Bonus: You can add it foods, such as pudding, yogurt and other kid favorites, too.