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Fruit juice, should we include it in our diet or not?


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Premature death in those eating five to seven portions fruit a day are 30% less than those eating none.

Fruit juice despite containing all the vitamins, doesn't contain a fiber.

Food4Me study revealed that lower weight was associated with a greater intake of fruits and fruit juice.

Drinking citrus or other fruit juices was associated with a lower risk of coronary heart disease.

National nutritional survey in the US found that adults who drink pure juice were at a lower risk of obesity.

Study of nearly 200,000 people found that drinking sugar-sweetened fruit juice increased the risk of diabetes.

More studies were published in Nutrition Reviews journal and PubMed Central (NCBI).

Anything that says "juice drink" on it isn't pure fruit juice - avoid!

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