Fruit juices used to be a treat, a dessert beverage enjoyed only occasionally. However with the way the modern American diet has changed, various commercial fruit juice products now fill grocery shelves.
To avoid the artificial ingredients and processed sugar contained in such commercial fruit beverages, one can always make homemade fruit juice derived from actual raw and whole fruit. There are now kitchen appliances that make this process easy to accomplish.
But even a carefully prepared and freshly made juice has some disadvantages from a nutritional standpoint. Continue reading about the pros and cons of fruit juices to understand why the Superhuman Food Pyramid recommends only moderate consumption. Continue reading