OJ Proves Beneficial for Youth

Dan Citrus, Florida, Industry News Release, Research

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A new, four-year study published in Public Health Nutrition found that drinking 100 percent orange juice (OJ) is not associated with negative effects on body weight, body mass index (BMI) or BMI percentile among 9- to 16-year-olds. It also found that higher OJ consumption is associated with increased height for girls and increased trends for physical activity levels in both boys and girls.

The study is part of a growing body of nutrition research suggesting that children and teens can …..

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