Juicers + Juices

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POM’s Lame Defense

It didn’t take long for POM Wonderful LLC, makers of POM pomegranate products which last week were found to have committed false advertising when they exaggerated their product’s health benefits, to respond.  However, instead of a humble response or repositioning, POM began what is by anyone’s standard a bold and misleading ad campaign to defend […]

June 1st

POM (Not So) Wonderful Found Guilty of False Advertising

As someone who writes about greenwash fairly regularly, I wasn’t surprised bySkinny Girl cocktail’s misleading “natural ingredients” label or Taco Bell’s “meat taco filling” being only 36% meat. But even I was a bit saddened to learn that POM Wonderful, the makers of the pomegranate juice in the iconic hourglass-shaped bottles, has been found guilty […]

May 23rd

How healthy is that fruit drink?

If you’re a regular reader here, chances are soda’s not your thing, and if you do enjoy a sodapop, moderation is the name of the game. But did you know that those fruit drinks on store shelves can actually contain more sugar than soda?

March 27th

Why You Should Add Juicing to Your Diet – Plus Tailored Juicing Giveaway for $100 Worth of Gifts!

Matt Cruz here. Today is an exciting day for you! Why? Well not only am I going talk about the benefits of juicing, but Eat Drink Better and I have teamed up to give away Tailored Juicing’s juicing system which is worth over $100. This is an exclusively giveaway for Eat Drink Better readers only, and we have two copies to give out. Ther’s more information about the giveaway at the end of the article. :)

February 27th

What’s in Your Juice?

Dr. Bob Sandor of Lab Analytical Balance used a moisture analyzer to determine the water content of 100% juice (not drinks) from various fruits and vegetables, and he’s kindly shared the results in a handy infographic that shows the water, sugar, and calorie contents of different juices.

December 31st

Apple Juice Arsenic Different Form than OTHER Arsenic

A couple months ago, I wrote a story on arsenic in apple juice. This was the gist of it:

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 55 parts per billion — 5.5 times more than what the EPA will let us drink!

September 19th

Spirulina: How to Eat It (4 Spirulina Recipes)

Spirulina was a staple food for me growing up. My mom gave it to me for an energy boost before soccer games, especially. So, it’s sort of a normal condiment for me. But, for most, it is still a rather foreign and mysterious food. This hit me recently when a friend mentioned it and was having trouble figuring out how to eat it. So, I thought I’d write up a quick post on ways I like to eat it.

September 13th

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….

August 9th