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

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 pooled data from eight prospective observational studies of the association between regular 100 percent fruit juice consumption and weight gain.

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Dr. Sears Comments:

Dr. Barry Sears
The term “moderation” is a slippery one.  My definition of moderation of fruit juice is 1 oz. diluted to 8 oz. with water.  

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