High school students participating in school meal programs are less likely to select milk, whole fruit, and water when fruit juice is available, which on balance may decrease the nutritional quality of their lunches, according to a new study by the Rudd Center for Food Policy and Obesity at the University of Connecticut.
To help keep at bay health risks such as childhood obesity and early tooth decay, the American Academy of Pediatrics recommends limiting fruit juice in children age 1-5 to one serving per day.
Researchers in the United States say there is no link between a child's consumption of pure fruit juices and their chances of being overweight.
In years past, family physician Pamela Rockwell told parents not to let their children drink too much fruit juice because of its link to obesity.
In years past, family physician Pamela Rockwell told parents not to let their children drink too much fruit juice because of its link to obesity.
A new study suggests that drinking fruit and vegetable juices frequently may significantly cut the risk of developing Alzheimer's disease.
Scientists have found a way to replace up to 50 per cent of chocolate's fat content with fruit juice.
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 2010 meeting.