The key finding here is that when you convert one food into another much more rapidly absorbed form, the nutritional benefits do not stay the same. The other is that when you add a sweetener (high-fructose corn syrup is commonly added to fruit juices), you negate any benefit that a person is receiving.
So what is a conscientious person to do? Eat more fruits and vegetables, As fruits and vegetables. The verdict for fast food as been in for a long, long, time. It’s fast, and it’s bad for you. If you can get it through a window, just throw it out the other one.
- More fresh fruit deters diabetes; juice boosts risk (themalaysianinsider.com)
- While Fruit May Lower Risk of Diabetes, Juices Might Raise It! (onegreenplanet.org)
- Fruit juice linked to increased risk of diabetes, new research shows (walesonline.co.uk)
- Fruit should be eaten, not drunk (theverge.com)
- New diet to beat diabetes: Fresh fruit cuts risk by a quarter (express.co.uk)
- Blueberries cut type-2 diabetes risk (bbc.co.uk)
- Whole Fruits for Health (nlm.nih.gov)
- Blueberries, not fruit juice, cut type-2 diabetes risk (bloguvib.wordpress.com)
- Starting your day with juice ‘is a diabetes risk’ (metro.co.uk)