Fruit Juice Filled with Sugar Whereas Dried Fruits are Healthy, Claim Two Different Studies
Fruit Juice labeled as unhealthy drink as it contains excessive sugar ingredient, asserted two new studies. On the other hand, dried fruits were declared as healthy.
Two glasses of juice a day can end up into more yearning which can be harmful due to the excessive sugar content. The quantity of sugar content can be up to five teaspoons when the fruit is squeezed properly, as it concentrates the fruits sugariness, claimed one of the study by Bangor University in North Wales.
Dr. Kubi, who headed this research, said, "I'd question the wisdom of including fruit juice in the five-a-day message. The problem is people often substitute them for real fruit which is a mistake. Fruit juice is higher in sugars than people realize and they are likely to encourage drinking too much sugar".
Dr. Kubi recommended that a glass of juice should be taken by mixing it with one third of water, to avoid excessive intake of sugar.
According to another study carried out by researchers of the University of Leeds, dry fruits contain antioxidants, polyphenols, fibre, vitamins and nutrients alike fresh fruits, which is essential for healthiness. It also concluded that dried fruits can be helpful to those struggling from cancer, heart diseases and metabolic diseases like breakdown of food and its transformation into energy.
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