New juice and TV-watching rules for NYC day cares

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NEW YORK CITY (PIX11) -- The city is worried it's losing the obesity battle with New York's littlest residents. Now, that fear has led to new regulations for city-licensed day cares.

The new amendments to the city's health code will limit juice consumption, screen time and sedentary time for children in day care.

Specifically, juice will be limited to 4 ounces a day and only 100 percent juice is allowed. Only kids over the age of 2 are allowed to drink it.

And according to the new regulations, kids will only be allowed 30 minutes a week of screen time. That includes television, videos and iPads.

The city also doesn't want kids to just sit around. That means no sedentary time for more than 30 consecutive minutes. That doesn't include naps, art or story-time.

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