4. Drink juice and you won’t feel as full. Drinking just isn’t as
satisfying as eating the same amount of kilojoules (calories) in
food. It’s called ‘liquid calories’ and there’s mounting evidence4,5,6 to
connect them to the obesity epidemic. Put simply, fluids pass into
our bodies more rapidly than food.
A 2013 study7 reported that while some fruits were protective
(apples and berries), drinking fruit (in the form of juice) actually
increased the risk of developing type 2 diabetes.
5. At anywhere from 6 to 14 per cent sugars, juice has as much
sugar as classic fizzy drinks and cordials. Even those labelled
“100% fruit juice” still have 11 per cent fructose (natural fruit
sugar) and water. Think of them as drinks with all the sugar but
none of the fibre. Vegetable-fruit combos have fewer sugars (e.g.,
orange juice wit