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Experts warn parents NOT to give young kids coconut, oat or plant-based milk

Experts say coconut milk, rice milk and other plant-based, non-dairy substitutes, should not be consumed by children under five.

Experts warn parents NOT to give young kids coconut, oat or plant-based milk

Research shows that what children drink – from birth through to age 5 – can have a big impact on their health. That’s why some of the nation’s leading experts on health and nutrition developed recommendations to help parents and caregivers choose what’s best for kids.

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Tracy has been a digital content producer for the past 9 years. Mum of two boys, slowly finding her way through the tween and teen years at the same time. Beach lover. Terrible housekeeper. Tea drinker. Wine sipper, who sadly can't eat cheese or ice cream. Life is cruel!