Fruit Juice, in Moderation, Not Tied to Obesity in Children

Posted on March 27, 2017 | NY Times by Nicholas BakalarĀ 

Some experts believe that drinking fruit juice may lead to obesity in children, but a new review has found that juice in moderation does not cause excess weight gain in children under 18.

Researchers from Healthy Food America pooled data from eight prospective observational studies of the association between regular 100 percent fruit juice consumption and weight gain. TheĀ analysis, published in Pediatrics, includes 34,470 boys and girls under 18.

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  • published this page in HFA In the News 2017-03-28 09:26:01 -0700

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