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The Facts About 100% Fruit Juice and Proper Nutrition

05.12.12

If you're confused about 100% fruit juice nutrition and where juice fits into a healthy diet, we've compiled the latest science and expert advice to answer all of your questions. Does fruit juice contribute to obesity? One hundred percent juices contain no added sugars, and current scientific evidence does not support a relationship between being overweight and juice consumption. 1 2  Further, scientific evidence strongly maintains the nutritional bene...

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Drinking 100 Percent Fruit Juice Is Associated With Improved Diet Quality In Children

03.27.12

New research shows children and teens who drink 100 percent juice have higher intakes of key nutrients compared to non-consumers

ANAHEIM, CA (April 26, 2010) – Consumption of 100 percent fruit juice is closely linked to improved nutrient intake and overall diet quality in children and teens, according to new research presented yesterday at the Experimental Biology (EB) 2010 meeting. Two new studies from researchers at the Louisiana State...

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New Review Suggests Drinking 100 Percent Fruit Juice May Offer Disease-Fighting Benefits

04.11.11

Fruit juice linked to reduced risk of cancer, improved markers of heart health and increased antioxidant activity

WASHINGTON, DC (April 11, 2011) – Drinking 100 percent fruit juices could have protective health benefits similar to those of whole fruits, according to research presented in a literature review yesterday at the 2011 Experimental Biology (EB) meeting. Highlights from a new report summarizing recent research on the potential b...

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Make Smart Choices For Your Morning Meal and Reap the Benefits All Day Long

03.07.11

Leading Nutrition Expert Shares Five of Her Favorite On-The-Go Breakfasts

WASHINGTON, DC (March 7, 2011) – For 45 years the National School Breakfast Program has been instrumental in fueling the bodies and minds of generations of American school children. This week, in recognition of National School Breakfast Week (March 7-11), leading author and nutrition expert, Elisa Zied, M.S., R.D., C.D.N., shares a few tips on building a better breakfast.

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Drinking 100 Percent Fruit Juice is Associated with Improved Nutrient Intake in Children and Adolescents

11.09.10

New research shows those who drink 100 percent juice have higher intakes of key nutrients compared to non-consumers

WASHINGTON, DC (March 27, 2012) – Consumption of 100 percent fruit juice is closely linked to improved nutrient adequacy among 2-18 year olds, according to new research published in the current online issue of Public Health Nutrition, the Juice Products Association reports today. The new study from researchers at the Louisiana State U...

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Drinking 100 Percent Fruit Juice is Linked to Higher Intake of Essential Nutrients

11.09.10

New research shows adults who drink fruit juice have improved dietary adequacy compared to non-consumers

BOSTON, MA (November 9, 2010) – With so few Americans consuming the recommended amounts of fruit each day, finding quick and simple ways to add additional fruit servings – and the important nutrients they provide – is more critical than ever. Although USDA recognizes that 4-oz of 100 percent juice supplies one serving (1/2 cup) of fruit, there is still confusion regarding the ...

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Teens Who Drink Juice Have Healthier Diets, Eat More Whole Fruit

03.03.10

Study also finds no link between 100 percent juice consumption and weight status in adolescents

WASHINGTON, DC (March 3, 2010) – New research published in the March/April issue of the American Journal of Health Promotion shows that teens who drink 100 percent fruit juice have more nutritious diets overall compared to non-consumers. According to the findings, adolescents ages 12-18 that drank any amount of 100 percent juice had lower inta...

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Drinking 100 Percent Fruit Juice is Associated with Lower Risk of Obesity and Metabolic Syndrome

04.22.09

NHANES analysis reveals drinking juice is associated with health-promoting behaviors in adults

NEW ORLEANS (April 22, 2009) – If you enjoy a glass of 100 percent juice as part of your daily routine, chances are you also have fewer risk factors for several chronic diseases when compared to your non juice-drinking peers. New research presented today at the Experimental Biology (EB) 2009 meeting highlights this association among adult men and women, with evidence show...

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Americans Receive Failing Grade When it Comes to Fruit Intake

06.02.08

But Other Forms of Fruit, Like 100 Percent Juice, Are Rising In Popularity

WASHINGTON (December 15, 2010) – According to a new report card issued by the National Fruit & Vegetable Alliance (NFVA), Americans consume far less than the recommended intake for fruit, with only eight percent of the total population and 12 percent of children achieving the target number of fruit servings in an average day. With so few Americans consuming the recommended amounts of fruit...

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CDC Database Analysis: Juice Consumers have Healthier Diets, Eat More Whole Fruit

06.02.08

100 percent juice consumption also not associated with overweight in children

WASHINGTON DC (June 2, 2008) – New research published June 2 in the prestigious Archives of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine shows that mom was right all along–a serving of juice provides children with a great start to the day and is associated with other good things, namely a more nutritious diet. According to Baylor College of Medicine’s child nutrition...

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