Fruit Juice bioactives have potential for positive impact on health

Advances in Nutrition

Dianne Hyson, PhD


The current review conducted at the University of Southern California summarizes nearly two decades (1995-2012) worth of research data on 100% fruit juice and human health and provides evidence suggesting 100% juice contains bioactive components with the potential to positively affect human health. Specifically apple, cranberry, grape, grapefruit, orange, and pomegranate 100% fruit juice intake have been linked to protective effects on cancer, cardiovascular disease, cognition, hypertension, inflammation, oxidation, platelet function, urinary tract infection, and vascular reactivity.

Key Findings

Research review summarizing nearly two decades (1995-2012) worth of data suggests bioactives found in fruit juice may have the potential to have positive and possibly protective effects on human health.

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