Studies Identify Fruit Juice As Contributing To Obesity

Recent scientific studies and a new government-sponsored documentary that aired last week on HBO have identified fruit juice as a contributor to obesity, according to The Chicago Tribune. For the full story, click here.   

Editor’s Insight: Any food or beverage containing calories can contribute to obesity. Yet calories are a necessary part of a healthy diet.

This story offers a comprehensive summary of fruit juice as a provider of both nutrition and sugar. Vending and refreshment operators who want to educate their customers about nutrition should include this report in their educational materials. 05-25-12 By Elliot Maras