Food Comparison

March 1997 Issue

Not All Juices Are Alike: The Fruity Facts and Fiction

Don't overlook juice in your quest for "5 A Day" of fruits and vegetables. The next best thing to whole fruit is its juice. Though juice loses most of fruit's fiber, it retains most of its nutrients. Yet today's store shelves hold so many fruit-flavored wanna-be's that it's easy to be confused. Don't be. All juices must now declare on the label the percent of actual fruit juice they contain. That helps, because

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