TITLE

FRUIT JUICE INTAKE ISN'T LINKED TO PRESCHOOLERS' WEIGHT, SAID STUDY

PUB. DATE
May 2009
SOURCE
Report on Preschool Programs;May2009, Vol. 41 Issue 5, p4
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents the findings of a study regarding whether the intake of fruit juice increases the weight of preschoolers or not. The researchers observed the data collected over several years and found that no link exist between the intake of fruit juice and Body Mass Index (BMI). The findings revealed that mean consumption of 100% fruit juices was 4.7 ounces which was within American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) guidelines and it served as a supplement to total fruit consumption.
ACCESSION #
41332601

 

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