Have you ever considered the total amount of teaspoons of sugar in a bottle of fruit juice?
Many family households consume litres of fruit juice a week, unaware the volume of sugar inside.
Cheaper concentrated juices have heaps of additional sugar added.
To make the product taste more appealing and reduce the cost compared to 100% freshly squeezed fruit juice.
It’s common to pop into a supermarket and pick up a Meal deal with a bottle of fruit juice included.
(Average bottle between 250-500ml)
100% organic freshly squeezed orange juice…. sounds like a good choice but little do many know it will have anyware from 22 – 44g of sugar per bottle.
This is equal to 5.5 – 11 teaspoons of sugar!
This isn’t directly unhealthy, and of course this can be enjoyed alongside a balanced diet.
One drink can be the equivalent of adding 11 teaspoons of sugar to a cup of coffee or tea. You wouldn’t let your children add 11 teaspoons of sugar to a cup of tea, but it’s common to give children the equal amount of sugar, disguised as “Liquid Fruit?”
Some make the mistake of swapping coke for fruit juice as a “healthy” alternative when aiming to lose weight, without being aware that the fruit juice can contain more calories than the coke.
Liquid calories add up, if you’re looking to lose weight, be conscious of what you consume.