See the Science! What Research Says about Juice and Nutrition


Did you know that nearly 80% of Americans do not get the recommended servings of fruit in their diet? One hundred percent fruit juice can be the perfect supplement to help reach fruit goals. Recent peer-reviewed research proves the impact fruit juice can have on health and nutrition. Let’s look at the studies:   Kids who drink juice have better quality diets and nutrient intakes Study: Learn More

Eat Healthy and Keep your Budget in Check – 100% Juice Can Help!


By Diane Welland MS, RD Eating more fruits and vegetables doesn’t have to break the bank – especially if you include 100% juice in your pantry.  A new cost analysis study conducted by the USDA Economic Research Service (ERS) showed that if you make smart choices it doesn’t cost much to meet the 2 cups of fruit and 2.5 cups of vegetables recommended by the 2015-2020 Dietary Guidelines for Americans (DGA).The recent ERS data revealed that by including 100% juice, along with fresh, frozen...

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Keep Smiling: The Real Deal on Juice & Oral Health


February is National Children’s Dental Health Month, a national observance that promotes the benefits of good oral hygiene to children. Looking for the facts on juice and maintaining healthy teeth? Diane Welland, registered dietitian and mother of three, has the information you are looking for! Q: Will drinking fruit juice negatively impact my children’s teeth? A: Claims that fruit juice causes caries in young children...

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Five Super Easy Ways to Add More Fruits and Vegetables to Your Diet


By Diane Welland MS, RD Let’s face it, most of us can all use a little more fruits and vegetables in our lives.  According to recent US consumption data more than 80% of Americans do not meet the  1 ½ to 2 cups of fruit per day recommended by the 2010 Dietary Guidelines and for vegetable intake this number is even higher.  But, getting more fruits and vegetables doesn’t have to be a chore.  In fact, with these simple tips upping your fruit and vegetable intake can be...

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