Tart Cherry Juice Linked to Heart-Healthy Outcomes in Adults


Research continues to reveal the various benefits of 100% juice. In a recent study from the University of Delaware, scientists found that drinking just two cups of 100% tart cherry juice a day can have a positive impact on heart health. The study, published in Food & Function, observed older adults (65-80 years old) drinking two cups of tart cherry juice or a simi...

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Study Finds Preschoolers Who Drink Juice or Milk Have Higher-Quality Diets Than Non-Drinkers


A new study published in the Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics supports a growing body of evidence that children who drink 100% juice have healthier diets than those who don’t drink juice, and reaffirms previous research. The study, wh...

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Recent Studies Reveal Positive Impact of Juice on Lifestyle Behaviors


Growing research continues to highlight the benefits of drinking 100% juice. Over the years, several studies have linked juice consumption to a variety of healthy behaviors in both adults and children. The latest is a French study  published in Nutrients, which found that adults who consumed approximately half a cup of 100% fruit juice per day had healthier diets, and additionally experienced no ...

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New Research Reveals Disease-Fighting Powers of Blueberry Juice


A pilot study published in the Journal of Cancer Prevention found that blueberry juice has anti-oxidative and anti-cancerous effects, similar to that of vitamin C.  Blueberries’ antioxidant properties are well-established in the scientific literature, but little is known about how blueberry antioxidants actually work in the body. This study took a closer look at the pr...

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New Study Finds No Conclusive Evidence that Drinking 100% Fruit Juice Has Adverse Health Effects


A systematic review published in the March 2018 issue of Advances in Nutrition reaffirms that there is no conclusive evidence that drinking 100% fruit juice is associated with adverse health effects, such as cardiovascular disease and diabetes. The study also supports current guidelines on 100% juice consumption outlined by the American Academy of Pediat...

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What You Need to Know About 100% Juice


March is Nutrition Month – an opportunity for us all to get smart about making healthy food choices. According to the 2015-2020 Dietary Guidelines, only 25% of Americans meet their daily recommendations for fruit consumption. Research shows that those who do meet their goals are likely to do so with a combination of both 100% juice and whole fruit. We’ve developed a comprehensive toolkit of resources to help you incorporate more fruit into your diet – and if you are a registered dietiti...

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An Orange a Day Keeps the Doctor Away: New Study Links Citrus Fruit Consumption to Reduced Risk of Dementia


A recent study published in the British Journal of Nutrition finds that eating citrus regularly may potentially lessen the chance of dementia development in elderly adults. The study, conducted from Tohoku University in Japan, evaluated the diets...

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New Research Finds Drinking 100% Fruit Juice Does Not Affect Blood Sugar Levels


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One hundred percent juice does not have a significant effect on fasting blood glucose, fasting blood insulin, or insulin resistance according to a new study published in the Journal of Nutritional Science. The findings are consistent with previous research indicating that 100% fruit juice is not associated with an increased risk of developing Type 2 Diabetes and support a growing body of evidence that 100% fruit juice has no significant effect on glycemic control. A comprehensive dat...

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New Study Finds 100% Grape Juice Improves Attention and Mood in Young Adults


Recent research published in the European Journal of Nutrition suggests that 100% grape juice can have an immediate, positive effect on cognitive performance, attention, and mood in young adults. The UK study involved 20 healthy subjects (average age 21 years.) For the experiment, participants were asked to drink 100% juice made with Concord grapes and a sugar-matched control be...

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Research Links Mangos to Reduced Risk of Inflammation and Chronic Disease


More mangos, less problems? Research continues to reveal that may be the case. According to a new review of scientific literature, mangos and the individual compounds they contain, may mitigate the chance of metabolic and inflammation-associated disease. The comprehensive research was recently published in Food & Function. The review identified 11 articles measuring the impact of mango consumption on obesity, including seven human trials of individuals who were obese or diagnosed...

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