Just so y’all know… when I said this before, I got all kinds of angry responses on facebook. Someone has now said it better than I ever could, and in pretty little picture form, too:
So… thanks to the lovely folks at Health Science for this infographic.
For clarification, at least many fruit juices – that are not from concentrate and actually come from fruit – can provide nutrients. Soft drinks cannot. It doesn’t change the fact that eating the fruit is a much better option than simply drinking its juices, though. Annnnnd…. cutting juices entirely is a key component of curbing any sugar addiction.