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Have a Happy, Healthy Halloween with These Spooky Treats

10.01.17

No matter how scary your Halloween costume may be, sometimes all that sugar is the most frightening part of all! Luckily, we’ve got some healthy, kid-friendly recipes to help you enjoy the festivities guilt-free. All of these creations are whipped up with 100% fruit juice – offering crucial vitamins and minerals without giving up that fun flavor! It’s not a party without punch – and our Purple Bug Juice is th...

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Kick Off The School Year Right With 100% Juice

08.08.17

Back to school recipes
As summer dwindles to an end, our days get a little less carefree and a lot more jam-packed. When schedules get busier, it can become trickier to help children make healthy food and beverage choices – especially on-the-go. Luckily, we’ve put together some tips and back to school recipes to make it easier to incorporate important vitamins and minerals into the diet – all with the help of 100% fruit juice! 1. Grab and go – without the guilt. ...

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Let’s Hear it for Lycopene!

07.31.17

Lycopene Health Benefits Tomato Juice
One hundred percent juice, like all forms of fruits and vegetables, is full of essential vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants that a body needs. One of these important antioxidants is lycopene. Lycopene is responsible for the red and pink colors found in tomatoes, p...

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How Much Juice Should Kids Drink? What to Know About Juice & Serving Size

06.22.17

Dr Lisa Thorton talks about juice serving size
Selecting beverages for your children can be tricky. What should they be drinking and how much should they drink? Dr. Lisa Thornton, pediatrician and mother, breaks down new juice guidelines from the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) on juice serving size and answers questions about 100 percent juice in the diet. My kids like to drink juice, but I don’t know how much to serve them. Do you have any suggestions? Like the whole fruit it is squeezed from, 100 percent juic...

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Drink Up to Meet Dietary Goals: Five Reasons why Juice Should Be Included in your Routine

05.18.17

Whether we’re reminded of enjoying a glass of OJ before catching the school bus or sipping a box of apple juice at recess, many of us associate drinking juice with fond childhood memories. However, consumers today are often faced with mixed messages regarding juice and how it affects our health. Although the 2015-2020 Dietary Guidelines recognize 100% juice as a nutrient equivalent of fruit, some parents are still hesitant about serving juice to their family. Here’s the truth: Nearly 80% ...

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All Forms Count: The Importance of Fruit & Veggies in your Daily Diet

05.09.17

Most of us are aware that fruit and vegetables are essential components of a healthy lifestyle. However, did you know that there are multiple ways to snag those important nutrients? Contrary to what you may have heard, grabbing your daily dose doesn’t have to be limited to whole fruit. In fact, all forms of fruit can satisfy your needs – fresh, frozen, canned, dried, and 100 percent juice. Let’s take a quick peek at the facts. Nearly 75% of Americans do not get the recommended servings ...

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Happy National Nutrition Month! Enjoy a Serving of Health Tips & Tricks to Celebrate

03.14.17

March is National Nutrition Month, a friendly reminder from the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics to get back to the basics of eating smart. Plus, it's the perfect time to recognize registered dietitian nutritionists as the go-to experts on keeping up those healthy habits. The Academy has some great resources to help you create the right eating style, find physical activities, cook smarter at home, and more in their Learn More

Small Changes, Big Results: How to Sip Smart with 100% Juice

01.13.17

Successful resolutions are all about making small but meaningful changes. Aiming to eat healthier? Switching up your beverage choices can be a simple way to get started – and MyPlate has some great recommendations! Grape soda lover? You can get that same delicious taste while decreasing the calorie count AND removing all added sugars by switching to 100% grape juice and a splash of club soda. While you have the grape juice out, why not whip up our kid-fr...

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Summertime Sippin’: Quench Your Thirst With These Delicious Drink Recipes

07.19.16

Craving a cool refreshment? In addition to great taste, these 100% juice-infused drink recipes are also a sneaky way to help meet your recommended daily number of servings of fruits. Whether you’re in the mood for a sweet smoothie or a creative cocktail, there’s a good chance we may have just what you’re looking for. Plus, by adding 100% juice to your summer refreshments, you’ll benefit from the important vitamins and minerals without sacrificing taste. Bottoms up!
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Summer Snacking: Keep Your Cool with These Sweet Treats

05.26.16

Looking for a delicious way to beat the heat this summer? You’re in luck! We’ve got an assortment of tasty treats for you to enjoy while lounging poolside. Preparing a snack with 100% juice is an easy way to add important vitamins and minerals without even thinking about it. From sorbet to smoothies, one of these just may become a new family favorite! 1. Ruby Red Grapefruit Sorbet Only requiring a few key in...

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