0 - Carbonated beverages are often regarded as "the enemy" for dieters. Because these drinks contain a lot of added sugar that can increase the weight as "empty calories" of it, as well as the risk of heart disease and diabetes.

lemari asam harga .adv - For this reason that, fruit juices selected to replace carbonated drinks because it is considered healthier. Now, scientists in the UK indicate, even fruit juices without added sugar has risks similar to soft drinks.

In a report written by the Lancet Diabetes and Endocrinology, the researchers compared the nutrient content of apple juice with carbonated drinks.

Approximately one cup or about 150 milliliters of apple juice contains 110 calories and 26 grams of sugar. According to them, the calories and sugar content in apple juice is almost the same as those found in carbonated drinks with the presentation of the same volume.

The researchers also link the new study on previous studies that found a relation between regular consumption of grape juice with increased insulin resistance that triggers diabetes. But according to researchers, the loss is offset by the benefits of vitamins and minerals offered by fruit juice.

"It's certainly not owned by other beverages with added sugar such as soft drinks," said Professor Naveed Sattar of Glasgow University's Institute of Medical Sciences and Cardiovascular Researcher.

He said, fruit juices contain more sugar than the whole fruit. This is because the whole fruit contains fiber fruit which is not found or a little in fruit juice.

However, the researchers emphasized that the study results do not prohibit the consumption of fruit juice because in addition to the risks, there are also a number of benefits it offers. Although it should be noted that one cup of fruit juice should no longer be counted as five servings of fruits and vegetables that should be consumed in a day. (

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