To Juice or Not to Juice?

Is freshly squeezed juice a superfood or a shortcut to diabetes and obesity?

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Photo by Mark Zamora on Unsplash

How Does Juice Compare To Whole Fruits And Veggies?

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Whole or juiced? Photo from Pixabay.
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Data source: MyFoodData.com (pulls from USDA Food Data Central ). Numbers are approximate.
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Data source: MyFoodData.com (pulls from USDA Food Data Central ). Numbers are approximate.

What About Phytochemicals?

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Photo by Anne Preble on Unsplash

Is More Better?

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Photo by Piotr Chrobot on Unsplash

What Are The Downsides Of Juice?

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Could you eat three pounds of fruits and veggies in one sitting?

What Are The Current Juice Intake Guidelines?

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About Me

Appendix

Scientist (PhD Genetics @Stanford) * Mother * Passionate about science-based healthy choices * Lifelong learner * Founder: Fueled by Science

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