Apple juice may the most popular juice, but sometimes its ingredients are downright toxic. Most conventional apple juice brands contain grape juice, high fructose corn syrup, pear juice, pineapple juice, raisin sweetener, fig juice, fructose, and malic acid. Additionally, apple juice actually has more sugar per serving than the same amount of Coca Cola.
High fructose corn syrup
High fructose corn syrup is an industrial food product. It’s not a naturally occurring substance. The sugars are extracted through a chemical enzymatic process resulting in a chemically and biologically novel compound called HFCS.
High Fructose Corn Syrup Health Dangers Include:
A study conducted by Princeton University , found that rats that were fed HFCS gained fat 300% more quickly than those fed an equal (or slightly larger) serving of fruit-derived sugar.Diabetes. Diabetes
Consumption of high-fructose corn syrup can lead to a huge increase in the likelihood of developing diabetes.
Research from 2010 published by the American Association for Cancer Research found that the fructose in HFCS promotes cancer growth, specifically pancreatic cancer.
According to a 15-year Harvard study, participants who took in 25 percent or more of their daily calories as sugar were more than twice as likely to die from heart disease as those whose diets included less than 10 percent added sugar.
Many apple juice from concentrate products do have vitamins and minerals, but these are added. These nutrients do not occur naturally like they do in fresh apples. Many vitamins are derived from synthetically manufactured substances and not edible foods. Synthetic substances are typically not absorbed as well, and are sometimes even harmful if consumed in large quantities over time. Long term epidemiological evidence increasingly suggests these vitamins don’t do much for your health.