Contact Us

Market Street United – Living Well

Courtesy of United

As a health conscious person, I find this article helpful in choosing the best juice product for me. With all the options in today’s markets it’s hard to know which product is right for you. It’s nice to know that there are natural alternatives to keep you healthy and energized. 

Is fruit or vegetable juice just as nutritious as whole foods?
Keep in mind that juice is the processed form of a fruit or vegetable and some nutrients are lost during manufacturing. For this reason, juices score much lower than whole, fresh foods. For example, a whole apple has a NuVal™ score of 96, whereas Welch’s Apple Juice scores 8. Although a drink may be 100% fruit juice, it has lost important positive vitamins, minerals and fiber during manufacturing and therefore scores lower than expected. Moreover, the energy density (calories per gram) in juice is higher per 8 ounce serving than in one whole fresh fruit. This is because the sugars in the fruit are concentrated during processing, lowering the NuVal™ score. We encourage you to choose whole fruits and vegetables when possible, limiting juice to no more than one serving per day.

When shopping for juice, remember, the higher the NuVal™ score, the better the nutrition. So whether you’re looking at shelf-stable juice, refrigerated juice or frozen juice…there’s always an opportunity to trade up for health!

For more information and ideas on using juice to boost taste and nutrition visit Market Street United

More From Mix 94.1

Best of the Web

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your points and personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account with your Facebook account, just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing profile and VIP program points. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://mix941kmxj.com using your Facebook account.

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

Register on Mix 94.1 KMXJ quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!

Not a Member? Sign Up Here.

Sign up for an account to comment, share your thoughts, and earn points to get great prizes.

Register on Mix 94.1 KMXJ quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!