Juice

In the HBO documentary The Weight of the Nation, Robert Lustig, a pediatrician at UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital, explained that "juice is just like soda . . . there is no difference." Squeezing all that tasty juice out of the fruit may be delicious, but you're losing the all the fiber of the fruit when you do this.

Better Choice: Chef Cheryl Forberg, RD and nutritionist for The Biggest Loser and Omni Hotels & Resorts, suggests eating a whole piece of fruit with all the fiber intact. Your body will release blood sugar slowly, avoiding any sort of insulin spike, and you'll stay more satisfied for a longer period of time.

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