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Fruit Juice (Definition)

There is no indication for giving babies under one year of age fruit juices. Fruit juices do not contain the healthy nutrients that ...Read more


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What distinguishes eating fruit from having fruit juice?

What distinguishes eating fruit from having fruit juice?

Big difference: Eating fruits gives you a lot of fiber which is healthful for your bowel functions. Juices have too much sugar and will make you eat more as high sugar leads to increased hunger due to high Insulin levels which follow after consuming sugary drinks. ...Read more

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What's a healthy alternative to concentrated fruit juice and fizzy drinks? Thanks.

What's a healthy alternative to concentrated fruit juice and fizzy drinks? Thanks.

Welcome to Medicine: Theses questions always make me smile. This is probably not a test to see if real physicians are on this site. But, the healthiest fluid to drink is the fluid to keep you alive and that is water. H2o! ...Read more

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Does mixing fruit and vegetable juices with soda take away some of the nutritional benefits?

Soda is one of the: worst things for your body.avoiding it is a really good idea ...Read more

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Why do doctors say to feed real fruit and avoid juices? I have kids and cannot deal with the mess.

Why do doctors say to feed real fruit and avoid juices? I have kids and cannot deal with the mess.

Sugar water: Juices are one of the most promoted processed foods. They are little more than flavored sugar water that is promoted to be healthy so you don't feel as bad as you would giving them a coke.I value them as equal to colas. Kids can be taught to clean up their own mess. ...Read more

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What are some fruit juices that have no sugars?

What are some fruit juices that have no sugars?

None!: All juice contains sugar. Please look at the label. Most of the components of juice is sugar. When the label says, "no added sugar" it is really a food industry trick since juice is sugar. Yours is a great question! ...Read more

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Should I be giving my baby fruit and vegetable juices if I am also formula-feeding him?

Should I be giving my baby fruit and vegetable juices if I am also formula-feeding him?

No: The answer is no.If breast-feeding is not possible, infant formulas contain all of the required nutrients needed by healthy infants. Juices have no nutritional value and should not be used.They provide unneccessary calories and will probably interfere with normal feeding.Occasionally pediatricians will use juice as a natural laxative for a constipated baby, but otherwise juice should not be used. ...Read more

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