Consider Diluted Apple Juice an Option for Mild Dehydration in Kids

Parents may ask about using apple juice for dehydration in kids.

We usually discourage using juice, sports drinks, water, broths, or soda for dehydration because of concerns they may not replace lost electrolytes...and the sugar in some products can worsen diarrhea.

But commercial electrolyte solutions (Pedialyte, etc) may be less convenient...taste bad...and cost parents over $8/litre.

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