Fruit juice is healthy because it comes from fruit, right? Well, not all the time. In fact, most fruit juices you buy at your local store are just fruit flavored sugar water. Some don’t even have any real fruits inside… just a cocktail of chemicals, water and sugar.
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We don’t advocate that you drink freshly squeezed fruit juice either if you want to lose weight. Yes, whole fruits have sugar, but you can’t compare eating a whole fruit and just drinking its juice. You see, the juice in whole fruit is bound within fibrous cell walls which slow down the release of sugar into the blood stream; reducing your chances of a blood sugar spike.