Harvard Health Blog
Are fresh juice drinks as healthy as they seem?
By: Beverly Merz, Executive Editor, Harvard Women's Health Watch On these midsummer days, itís hard to walk down the street without passing someone sipping a vividly colored beverage. According to food industry statistics, these folks arenít likely to be drinking McDonaldís Shamrock Shakes or 7-11 Slurpees. Instead, people are shifting from sugary beverage with artificial ingredients to cold-pressed juices and smoothies. Sales of juice extractors and blenders lead the small-appliance market, and juice