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What is in Orange Juice? Not What You Think

Orange juice is just orange juice, right? That “100% juice, not made from concentrate,” Tropicana or Florida orange juice stuff, I mean. Well, no… I’ll give you a warning, though, if you love it and nothing’s going to make you stop drinking it anyway, you may not want to read on, ’cause this is gonna get nasty….

Food Choices: Take Control of the Way You Feel

Lately, the stress at work has been really getting to me, and it was starting to affect my life and relationships outside of work with friends and family. I decided I had to clean up my act. I also knew my time was limited so I decided to start with an area I could have the most impact on quickly. I chose to focus on my food choices – we eat every day, so it must have some power over how I was feeling.

It turns out that focusing on food choices was one of my most brilliant insights ever.

Arsenic in Your Apple Juice? Probably..

While the EPA limits arsenic in our drinking water to 10 parts per billion, recent tests* have found the amount of arsenic in apple juice (Mott’s Apple Juice, in particular) to be 5.5 parts per billion — 5.5 times more than what the EPA will let us drink! The FDA does not regulate arsenic in juice at all, unfortunately. However, as a result of this finding and recent research it has conducted on food imports in the U.S., Food & Water Watch is pushing the government agency to start doing so.

Juicing for Health: 3 Vegetables to Boost Your Juice

Some green juices are so healthy that they may seem to have magic healing powers. That magic is really science and just our body’s natural way of responding to the nutrients in these healthy veggies. Vegetable juices are even linked to disease prevention. Let’s take a look at three vegetables that are ripe for jucing and have dramatic health effects.

Reader Tip: Lead in Juice, Baby Food

On yesterday’s post about marketing and apple juice, commenter Dana linked us to a story about juice testing positive for lead. Tests from the Environmental Law Foundation (ELF) revealed lead [ … ]