The effects of drinking 100% fruit juice compared to placebo on blood pressure, finding that 100% fruit juice intake showed a reduction of both systolic and diastolic blood pressure—about 3 points for systolic blood pressure and 2 points for diastolic blood pressure.
No body weight change, cholesterol scores, glucose metabolism, or risk of stroke occurred between 100% fruit juice and placebo.
Low-moderate 100% fruit juice consumption is not associated with increased risk of cardiovascular disease and is associated with apparent benefit against the development of cardiovascilsr disease.
Eating fruit rather than drinking its juice is more beneficial to health, and the increase in intake of fruit juice is likely to develop diabetes and drinking fruit juice on a daily basis has been linked to higher central blood pressures.
Greater consumption of fruit juice is associated with a higher risk of type 2 diabetes.
Low-moderate 100% fruit juice consumption is not associated with increased risk of cardiovascular disease.