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A 47-year-old member asked:

simple carbs like juice are my addiction. how can i control it if i'm already drinking a lot of water?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Whole fruit: Hello. People often crave that to which they which they are addicted. Bottom line, is that juice is full of carbs / sugar (usually without fiber). If you are finding yourself addicted to juices - you can try substituting whole fruit instead. It is recommended that you have 5 servings of vegetables and 4 servings of fruit per day.

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