It’s Q&A Wednesday!
Today’s question is one that I get asked quite a bit and that is: is orange juice healthy?
Here’s my response:
You might as well have a Pepsi and a multivitamin for breakfast.
Orange juice is a major contributor to obesity and diabetes. Forget the vitamin C advertising that they are trying to pull you in on. It’s pure sugar that they process and store to the point where the taste becomes undrinkable. Add a few “flavour packs” and bingo – you get the perfect orange taste on the shelf all year round.
The marketing done by Pepsico to disguise this stuff, as a natural part of a complete breakfast, has made it the top selling fruit product in America according to Times magazine.
Ask someone who has diabetes how fast orange juice hits the blood stream – it’s fast. And guys, that’s not a good thing.