Fruit juice currently counts as one portion of the recommended five portions per day
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Call to banish fruit juice from recommended five a day

Fruit juice should be removed from the recommended list of healthy things to eat daily because it is confusing for parents, say campaigners.

Action on Sugar found many children's juices contain at least six teaspoons of sugar - more than cola - and come in cartons larger than recommended.

Official advice currently says a 150ml glass of unsweetened fruit juice counts towards your five a day.

Sophie Hutchinson reports.

  • 11 Nov 2014
  • From the section Health
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