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Potential Nutritional and Economic Effects of Replacing Juice with Fruit in the Diets of Children in the United States

One hundred percent fruit juice makes up a substantial part of the total fruit intakes of children and is a major contributor to their total nutrient intake. However, fruit juices have energy densities similar to sugar-sweetened beverages and might contribute to excess energy intake, obesity, and weight gain. This paper discusses the results of a More

Date: May 2012

Resource Type: Journal Article

Focus Areas: Beverages Diet Quality & Healthy Weight Pricing & Economics