Why Juice Is Actually Bad For You

It seems reasonable to assume that juice and a balanced diet combined with exercise is the best way to stay fit. However, there are quite a few reasons why it might be a good idea to take juice out of the equation. Even fresh-pressed juice, while better than store bought, has its downside. As it turns out, there are quite a few surprising facts about juice and the negative impacts that it can have on your overall health.

According to a survey, one in three parents believe that juice is as healthy as actual fruit is, which is probably the most dangerous (or juicy) myth out there. People think the beverage is great for them, so they consume even more of it and serve it up in heaping glasses to their children. Like ice cream and cookies, it’s okay to indulge in on occasion, but it really shouldn't be a staple in your diet. When it comes to drinking juice (and pretty much everything else), remember to follow the golden rule: everything in moderation.