Healthy diet is one of the vital basics of our health and longevity. With special reference to fruits and their inherent nutrients. Regardless, if consumed in whole or as a juice. In this blog you will learn about the health benefits of some fruit juices you may not want to miss. Just read on to learn about the details.
THE PHILOSOPHY BEHIND
As you have learned from our previous publications, fruits belong to the most beneficial nutrition to support our health and longevity. With special reference to those diseases leading the premature, non-age-related death toll statistics of the World Health Organization (WHO): cardiovascular disease, cancer and diabetes.
Regardless, if the fruits are consumed in whole or as a juice. Although it is more beneficial to eat whole fruit, fruit juices are certainly of nutritional advantage as well and which we may not want to overlook.
At least, as long as we avoid overconsumption which could lead to weight gain or harm your blood sugar level.
In this respect, especially children may limit their fruit juice consumption because of high amounts of sugar involved.
According to research at, inter alia,
* Chonbuk National University in Jeonju
* Seonam University in Namwon
(both South Korea)
This implies that children 1-3 years old may consume per day no more than 4 ounces of fruit juice, at age 4-6 limit to 4-6 ounces, and up to 8 ounces at age 7 and beyond.
Not only children. Consuming too much fruit juices may lead, e.g., also to diabetes in cases of adults, according to research at, inter alia,
* Shandong University in Jinan, China
* University of Minnesota in Minneapolis, MN.
However, the real problem with fruits (and vegetables) is rather that 90% of our adults do not eat enough fruits and the respective nutrients in it.
I.e. males should consume at least 2 cups of fruit per day, females at least 1 and a half.
According to the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
Just let’s focus on the benefits of certain fruit juices in following.
This fruit juice may help comprehensively in cases of, inter alia,
- high blood pressure
- glucose metabolismand
- oxidative stress
According to international research at, inter alia,
* Pennsylvania State University at University Park, PA
* Heinrich-Heine-University in Duesseldorf, Germany
* University of East Anglia in Norwich, UK
* Rutgers University in Chatsworth, NJas well as
* Boston University&
* Tufts University(both in Boston, MA)
With the additional benefit of cutting the risk of
- urinary tract infection
Based on research at Universidade da Beira Interior in Covilha, Portugal
The great value of this type of fruit juice is certainly its content of vitamin C. By reducing following health issues according to the U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH):
- cardiovascular disease
- eye disease (cataracts &macular degeneration – AMD)
- common cold
Another beneficial component of orange juice is vitamin B-9 (folate), supporting
- fetal development and growth.
According to NIH as well.
Unlike manifold folk wisdom, however, tomatoes are not vegetables but, yes, they are fruits.
However, their health benefit are not only their high content of vitamin C like orange juice (as indicated above).
The additional high content of lycopene helps to reduce
- cardiovascular disease
According to Zhengzhou University in Zhengzhou, China.
Not enough. Also potassium, a beneficial component of tomato juice as well, helps with
- reducing blood pressure
& the risk of
- stroke and heart disease.
According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
This type of fruit juice, on the other hand, is a powerful source of vitamin K supporting our
Based on comprehensive medical research in The Netherlands at the
* Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
* VU University Medical Center
as well as the
* University Medical Center Utrecht in Utrecht
Additionally, vitamin K
- supports memory
especially in older people, according to research at the
* University of Montreal in Montreal, Canada.
IN A NUTSHELL
Healthy diet is one of the vital basics of our health and longevity. With special reference to fruits and their inherent nutrients. Regardless, if consumed in whole or as a juice. In this blog you learn about the health benefits of some fruit juices you may not want to miss.
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