PARAMUS, N.J. — Smart Balance has introduced a line of milks specially formulated to support the growth and development of toddlers and children.

The three beverages are:

• Smart Balance Kids Transitions Whole Milk & Nutrient Blend
• Smart Balance Kids Reduced Fat Milk & Nutrient Blend
• Smart Balance Kids Chocolate Low Fat Milk & Nutrient Blend

“As a parent, I am all too familiar with the struggle to get kids to eat healthfully,” said John Becker, senior vice-president and general manager at Smart Balance. “Smart Balance Kids milks provide wholesome milk and a blend of nutrients to give kids a strong nutritional foundation during critical stages of development.”

Smart Balance said each of the milks offers calcium and extra vitamin D to support strong bones, as well as DHA and EPA omega-3 fatty acids to help support brain and heart health.