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• Plain water without flavoring, additives, or carbonation

•  <12 oz. 100% fruit or vegetable juice  with < 230 mg sodium per 8 oz. serving

< 12oz. fat free, 1% or 2 % unsweetened milk with < 3 gm sat fat, < 38% calories from fat and < 13 gm sugar per 8 oz. serving

 

•  Greater than 12 oz. 100% juice fruit or vegetable juice  with between 230  and 400 mg sodium per 8 oz. serving

Greater than 12 oz. fat free, 1% or 2 % unsweetened milk;  fat free, 1% or 2 % flavored milk with < 3 gm sat fat per 8 oz. , < 38% calories from fat  and > 13 gm sugar per 8 oz. serving and/or with artificial sweeteners

 

•  Any other caloric or non-caloric sweetened beverage with  < 40 calories and between 230 and 400 mg sodium per 8 oz. serving

 

• Regular soft drinks

Unsweetened or sweetened milk with > 3 gm sat fat, > 38% calories from fat and > 13 gm sugar per 8 oz. serving

  Any beverage with  > 40 calories per 8 oz. serving

Any beverage with >400 mg sodium per 8 oz. serving

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