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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

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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Can you be allergic to fruit juice?

Can you be allergic to fruit juice?

Yes: Allergic antibodies (ige) can be formed to any large complex molecule that is recognized as foreign to the body such as: animal and plant proteins or carbohydrates, bacteria, fungi, insect venoms or excrement (dust mites) or even synthetic molecules such as drugs. The presence of ige does not, by it self, confirm true allergy; clinical symptoms occurring after exposure must also be noted. ...Read more

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Is fruit/fruit juice ok for me if i'm hypoglycemic?

Only during symptoms: "hypogycemias" are real in diabetic patients that take too much medication or don't eat after taking medications. Unless there is tumor producing low glucose (insulinoma) most people keep normal levels of glucose even while starving. If you recover from your symptoms quickly with the fruit or juice is possible you have real hypoglycemia but is better to prove &measure it ( must be less than 60 ). ...Read more

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Is consuming tropicana fruit juice good for health ?

Is consuming tropicana fruit juice good for health ?

Absolutely Not: Adds: As animals we need little to no carbohydrate (all sugars, simple & complex) intake. Yet most humans have a sweet tooth. Not all fruit can be sold before spoiling, esp. not at higher prices, plus people will not buy fruit what has been frozen, thus lots of fruits are converted to juices which can be frozen & stored smoothing out labile supply & prices. However all fruits high sugar: very unhealthy. ...Read more

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How much fruit juice should I give my healthy 8 month old?

How much fruit juice should I give my healthy 8 month old?

No need, but you can: After 6 mths old ; once eating solids, you can give 1:10 diluted juice, at mealtimes only, although babies certainly don't need it. Water is always the best choice as an additional drink to your baby's usual milk. However, if you are bringing up your baby as a vegetarian, giving her fruit juice with meals will help her body absorb the iron from her food. Best! ...Read more

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Can you help? Is 100% fruit juice healthier then gatorade?

Can you help? Is 100% fruit juice healthier then gatorade?

Juices: Juices are generally packed with significantly larger amounts of vitamins than gatorade such as vitamin c, which is important for immune health! ...Read more

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Can a child be healthy drinking only fruit juice and eating a few food?

Can a child be healthy drinking only fruit juice and eating a few food?

No: Excessive juice consumption is not healthy at all. It can lead to obesity or the opposite (low weight). Docs recommend no more than 1 glass of juice a day. No sweetened drinks such as sodas. ...Read more

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Besides buying a juicer, can I just drink naked juice for a fruit cleanse?

Besides buying a juicer, can I just drink naked juice for a fruit cleanse?

Absolutely Not: Study: http://www.Washingtonian.Com/blogs/wellbeing/healthy-eating/naked-juice-admits-its-not-so-natural.Php for an update on continued dishonest/deceptive marketing. Study: big fat lies, mcgovern's report, mary enig, dietdoctor.Com, gary taubes, peter attia, loren cordain, science for smart people, the men who made us fat, nusi.Org, fatchance.Html, the men who made us thin, http://goo.Gl/arhou2. ...Read more

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Is a lge glass morning and night of fresh fruit and veg juice ok for an adult?

Is a lge glass morning and night  of fresh fruit and veg juice ok for an adult?

Yes: But the juice should also contain at least a good part of the fiber, for it is an important part of fruit and vegetable nutrition. ...Read more

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Is it healthy to live solely off of fresh vegatable and fruit juice for 60 days? Just the juice and water nothing else.

Calories: Nope. Not in any way. Eating 100% carbs will leave your muscles weak, your hormones unbalanced, and your immune system near collapse. Why would anyone attempt this? ...Read more

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Hi im allergic to citrus fruits or citrus acid. What are the citrus fruits or has the citrus acid that it's not good for me to eat, drink juices fruit?

Citrus fruits: http://www.thefruitpages.com/citrus.shtml http://www.buzzle.com/articles/citrus-fruits-list.html This still may not be absolute complete as there are n=hybrids. f/u/ with allergist. ...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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Can you give a passion fruit juice to a baby?

Can you give a passion fruit juice to a baby?

Yes after 4-6 months: Be careful that you don't give too much as it is high in sugar. Try diluting it with water instead of giving it pure. ...Read more

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Which fruit juice should I have after workout in gym?

Which fruit juice should I have after workout in gym?

Sugar?: Drinking pure sugar after working out does not sound like a sound health practice. ...Read more

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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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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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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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