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Taking into Account Scientific Evidence Showing the Benefits of 100% Fruit Juice.
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PMID:  23078468     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
In their recent commentary,(1) Wojcicki and Heyman suggested that 100% fruit juice consumption is linked to childhood obesity and should be eliminated from the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) Food Programs. This recommendation is unsupported by the scientific literature, which has failed to show an association between overweight and obesity status and moderate consumption of 100% fruit juice in children,(2) but evidence does support that 100% fruit juice contributes significantly to nutrient intake. (Am J Public Health. Published online ahead of print October 18, 2012: e1-e1. doi:10.2105/AJPH.2012.301059).
Theresa Nicklas; Ronald E Kleinman; Carol E O'Neil
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2012-10-18
Journal Detail:
Title:  American journal of public health     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1541-0048     ISO Abbreviation:  Am J Public Health     Publication Date:  2012 Oct 
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Created Date:  2012-10-19     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
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Nlm Unique ID:  1254074     Medline TA:  Am J Public Health     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
Theresa Nicklas is with the Children's Nutrition Research Center, Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX. Ronald E. Kleinman is with the Department of Pediatrics and the Pediatric Gastrointestinal and Nutrition Unit, Massachusetts General Hospital, and with Harvard Medical School, Boston. Carol E. O'Neil is with the School of Human Ecology and the Agricultural Center, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge.
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