Oh, Crap: The Amount of Sugar in Your Favorite Juice Will Shock You

If you packed a “healthy” juice for your mid-afternoon snack, then this video is sure to ruin your day. (Don’t feel too bad, I did it, too.) Sure, juice is packed with healthy vitamins, fiber and tons of other good stuff, but it’s also loaded with sugar. Like, so many cookies worth of sugar. Ack!

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  • helpdrug

    As a health care professional, I am tired of the anti-sugar crap. In fact heart disease isn’t from sugar consumption but from liver lipid processing disorders as well as blood stasis – a complex mechanism, and diabetes is from chronic severe heat/inflammation and dehydration. Suagr actally “cools” body temperature and helps promote hydration more readily- hence the juices given after donating blood.The biggest mistake in history is the removal of sugar from products as now many of these- such as fruit juicies, have dangerously low Ph’s – near a 3 – making them highly dangerously acidic. Let’s not forget that this type of acidity is responsible for all kinds of GI medical issues, etc.. Peopel also with FH- heredity cholesterol problems have livers and enzymes that are ph sensitive and the new “tart” taste is causing them more harm.